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UK 2G network switch-off will impact elderly, rural, M2M service users - study

Thursday 17 October 2019 | 15:57 CET | News
The need for 2G mobile services in the UK is likely to continue into the 2030s, according to a new report by Real Wireless for the UK Spectrum Policy Forum. 

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