Russian govt proposes to allocate 700 MHz for 5G

Monday 6 April 2020 | 11:01 CET | News
The Russian Ministry of Communications has proposed allocating frequencies in the 694-790 MHz range for 5G services, reports Rbc.ru citing a draft concept on the development of 5G services in the country prepared by the ministry. The spectrum is currently used for digital and analog terrestrial TV services in the country. 

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