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KPN to complete UMTS 900 roll-out by year-end

Sunday 16 March 2014 | 18:28 CET | News
KPN announced it plans to deploy 900 MHz band spectrum for 3G services nationwide by the end of this year. Alongside its 2,100 MHz band frequencies, the 900 MHz spectrum will strengthen 3G coverage indoors and in congested urban areas. KPN started the roll-out of UMTS 900 in Q3 2013, and the spectrum is already active in parts of the Randstad. The improved 3G coverage should prevent customers from falling back on 2G data services in certain areas, the operator said. Most mobile devices on the market can support 3G in the 900 MHz band. The company noted that the transition of 900 MHz spectrum

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Companies: KPN
Countries: Netherlands
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