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Spain to use 700 MHz band for new digital dividend

Friday 26 September 2014 | 09:39 CET | News
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Spain's telecoms minister Victor Calvo-Sotelo has announced in parliament that the new digital dividend plan will see DTT operators using the 700 MHz band rather than the 800 MHz band, which has been freed up for 4G services. "This second process will be easier because this range is not being used, with two or three exceptions," he said. On 22 September the government approved the country's new national technical plan for digital terrestrial television (DTT), resulting in the release of the 800 MHz band frequencies currently used by DTT channels for 4G deployment by 01 January 2015.

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