WiMAX has fewer than 23,000 subscribers in France - study

Thursday 2 June 2011 | 08:53 CET | News
There are 21,000 residential WiMAX subscribers and 1,500 business customers in France, according to telecommunications regulator Arcep, which recently launched a public consultation on the 3.4-3.6 GHz band for WLL services. This spectrum is used to offer WiMAX broadband access mainly in areas where ADSL is not available. Although the country has 19 licence holders, including 12 local or regional authorities, there are two operators, Bolore Telecom and Iliad subsidiary Altitude Telecom, who dominate this market. Bolore had to acquire local licences from former operators to build a national

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Altitude Telecom / Arcep / Bollore Telecom
Countries: France
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