ARCEP revealed its plan for assigning spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band.
Vodafone UK announced coverage in eight new cities in mid-of July 2019
25 antenna sites switched on in 20 towns and cities including Cologne, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Dortmund and Munich.
Vodafone has become the second UK mobile operator to turn on its 5G network after EE commercial launch in May 30.
Telecom Italia (TIM) launched commercial 5G services in Italy after the activation of its 5G network in parts of Rome and Turin on June 24
The network was switched on in Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Seville, Malaga, Zaragoza, Bilbao, Vitoria, San Sebastian, La Coruna, Vigo, Gijon, Pamplona, Logrono and Santander
Deutsche Telekom and Vodafone Germany criticized high prices of the country’s auction
The auctions raised a total of 74.9 million EUR
The service is available in Milan, Rome, Turin, Bologna and Naples, with around 45 to 50 cities to follow in 2019, rising to 100 by 2021
EE will introduce 5G across the busiest parts of Bristol, Coventry, Glasgow, Hull, Leeds, Leicester, Liverpool, Newcastle, Nottingham and Sheffield during the rest of the year.