Anatel to sign 4G authorizations on 16 October

Brazil’s National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) has announced that on 16 October, the authorizations to use radio frequencies in the sub ranges of 2.500 MHz to 2.690 MHz, 451 MHz to 458 MHz and 461 MHz to 468 MHz will be issued. The 2.5 GHz band will be used to bring 4G mobile telephony to Brazil, while the 450 MHz auction will permit rural areas to be served by voice and data services. All municipalities with over 100,000 inhabitants will have 4G coverage by 31 December 2016.

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