Brazil’s Anatel considers postponing the deadline for 5G network deployment in capital cities to September

Originally, the auction notice stipulated that Brazilian telecom operators would be penalized if they did not make the technology available by July 31, but regulations stipulate that an extension of the deadline may be considered.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) is due to evaluate next Thursday, June 2, a proposal from the group coordinating the "cleansing" of the 3.5 GHz band to extend by two months the deadline for installing 5G in Brazil's capital cities. That means major metropolitan areas could not release the technology until September.

The proposal was approved internally on May 11 by the Group for Monitoring the Implementation of Solutions to Interference Problems (Gaispi) in the 3.5 GHz band. The proposal would extend the deadline originally set in the 5G auction to release the . . .

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