Russian SRFC says operators must use local equipment for 5G networks

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Russian state radio frequencies commission SRFC has decided that only equipment of domestic origin may be use for the development of 5G in the country, reports Comnews.ru citing Oleg Ivanov, deputy minister in the Ministry of Digitisation. Ivanov said that the technology neutral principle will be applied, and operators will be able to use frequencies currently used for LTE to provide their 5G services in future.

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