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5G spectrum auction: Why the 700-MHz band is on telcos' bandwidth

It is 5x more efficient, compared to the 1800 MHz for rural area coverage, and twice as efficient as 900 MHz

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Surajeet Das Gupta  |  New Delhi 

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The 700-MHz band also supports standalone 5G networks, in which the network, as well as the core, is powered by 5G

The 700-megahertz (MHz) spectrum band — widely used by telecommunication (telcos) in the West for a cost-efficient deployment of the technology — has gained traction among telcos in India.



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First Published: Wed, July 27 2022. 20:11 IST