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Jio urges DoT to expand uses of E-band spectrum

September 13, 2023


Indian carrier Reliance Jio Infocomm Reliance asked the country’s Department of Telecommunications (DoT) to widen the scope of E-band spectrum usage to include access services along with backhaul, local newspaper The Economic Times reported.

In 2022, DoT gave the E-band spectrum to the mobile operators for backhaul use. It was allocated through an administrative process and wasn’t a part of the spectrum auction. The government had decided to award the E-band spectrum to local telcos so that they could use it for backhaul services with 5G, according to the report.

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