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Movistar Peru cleared to begin 5G NSA rollout

Wednesday 14 April 2021 | 14:53 CET | News
Movistar Peru (Telefonica) said the country's Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC) has authorised the operator to begin using 5G non-standalone (NSA) technology on existing networks for mobile services. The deployment will be carried out on previously assigned spectrum blocks in the 1.7 GHz-2.1 GHz and 3.5 GHz bands, said Movistar, adding that it will continue to expand 4G networks to reach remote communities and roll out fibre networks to a total of 1.6 million homes by the end of the year.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Movistar Peru / Telefonica
Countries: Peru
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