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Spain to complete DTT migration to free up 700MHz band by end-October

Wednesday 24 June 2020 | 08:59 CET | News
Spain's Council of Ministers has set a new deadline of 31 October by which to complete the second 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 coronavirus lockdown, meaning 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. That auction is now set to take place in the first quarter of 2021, said Spain's Minister of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation Nadia

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Companies: Masmovil / Movistar / Orange / Telefonica / Vodafone
Countries: Spain
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