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Spain activates first 4G services over 800 MHz band

Wednesday 22 July 2015 | 08:35 CET | News
Spain has activated the first 4G base stations using the 800 MHz band to provide faster LTE-A 4G services in cities such as Ourense, Alicante, Murcia, Huelva and Tarragona. The move comes around four months after the country's second major DTT migration was completed on 31 March, when the 800 MHz band frequencies previously used by DTT channels were finally released for 4G deployment some four years after Telefonica, Vodafone and Orange paid out EUR 1.6 billion for the corresponding licenses. The agency in charge of monitoring its deployment – llega800 – expects around 1,000 buildings to be

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Orange / Telefonica / Vodafone
Countries: Spain
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