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Anatel approves a further 195 municipalities for 3.5GHz 5G

Brazil’s National Telecommunications Agency (Agencia Nacional de Telecomunicacoes, Anatel) has confirmed that 3.5GHz licensees are able to activate 5G services in a further 195 municipalities from Monday 27 March, as per the recommendations of the Group for the Implementation of Solutions for Interference Problems (Grupo de Acompanhamento da Implantacao das Solucoes para os Problemas de Interferencia, GAISPI). The decision means that a total of 682 towns and cities have now been approved for 3.5GHz Standalone (SA) 5G use, equating to 122.6 million Brazilians, or 57% of the population.