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Europe suffering because most Member States are too slow delivering 4G mobile broadband spectrum

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(23/07/2013) Member States have provided further evidence of why radio spectrum needs to be assigned with greater co-ordination across the European Union.

Half the Union’s member states have requested to postpone the use of the 800 MHz band for wireless broadband due to exceptional reasons, missing the 1 January 2013 they had originally agreed to (see IP/10/540). The Commission reluctantly granted nine of the 14 requests today.

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Commission Press Room: IP/13/726