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China grants spectrum licenses for 5G indoor coverage

February 12, 2020


The Chinese government has granted new licenses to state-run mobile operators to share spectrum for 5G indoor coverage, Chinese press reported.

China Telecom, China Unicom and China Broadcasting Network will share the 3.3-3.4 GHz spectrum for 5G indoor coverage, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.

The three mobile network operators will leverage the “co-development and sharing of 5G indoor access networks to cut costs and boost efficiency,” the ministry said.

The government’s decision to allow use of public mobile frequencies by more than a single operator aims to encourage joint construction and sharing of 5G infrastructure across the country.

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