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Telcos utter spectrum on hand in mid-band for 5G grossly insufficient; want 80MHz per telco

Telcos utter spectrum on hand in mid-band for 5G grossly insufficient; want 80MHz per telco

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Contemporary Delhi: Operators are asking the telecom division to to find clear optimum availability of spectrum—no longer lower than 80 Mhz every—within the 3300-3600 mid band earmarked for 5G products and providers. They mentioned the present availability of staunch 175 MHz for all provider suppliers — or some 60 MHz every — is “grossly insufficient” and would adversely affect the 5G roll out. “Now we have gotten been asking for DoT to kindly recognise the importance of the 3300-3600 MHz band for 5G, and thus, this band can need to be protected and completely oldschool for 5G products and providers,” SP Kochhar, DG at Cellular Operators Affiliation of India (COAI), told ET. "Currently, the provide of perfect 175 MHz spectrum in 3300 MHz is grossly insufficient.” Kochhar mentioned Indian...