ARCEP warns on WiMAX
Unstrung reports that French regulator ARCEP is cracking down on 3.5GHz WiMAX license holders in the country and has warned operators that if they have not met their rollout obligations, they could have their licenses suspended or pay fines of up to 3 percent of their revenues.
Arcep publishes fourth 3G licence recommendations
Arcep, the French regulator, has published the results of a public consultation into the award of the country's fourth 3G license raising hopes that the long-awaited tender for the new license could be underway soon.
Arcep wants 30% cut in termination rates
Reuters reports that French regulator Arcep has proposed new cuts to mobile termination rates of around 30 percent. Beginning July 1 2009, the regulator wants to cut the rates charged by France Telecom's Orange and Vivendi's SFR to €0.045 from €0.065, whilst rates at Bouygues SA's Bouygues Telecom would be cut from €0.085 to €0.06.
Arcep hints at possible pre-Xmas 3G license award
French telecoms regulator Arcep may announce its decision on the winner of the country's fourth and final 3G licence before Christmas, should no more candidates emerge for the concession, notes TeleGeography.
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