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Spain resumes DTT migration to free up 700MHz band

Tuesday 26 May 2020 | 10:10 CET | News
Spain's Secretary of State for Telecommunications and Digital Infrastructure has given the go ahead to resume the digital dividend plan to free up the 700 MHz band for 5G mobile services. The migration of digital terrestrial television (DTT) channels was suspended in mid-March due to the impact of the coronavirus emergency and with a view to ensuring that reception wouldn't be affected by the need to retune antennas. As a result, the government was forced to delay plans to hold an auction of 5G-ready spectrum in the 700MHz band before the scheduled EU deadline of 30 June 2020. 

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