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The frequency band 3,4-3,8 GHz will not be used for the development in Russia of communication networks of the fifth generation (5G). The corresponding decision was taken by President Vladimir Putin, says family-owned Demyan Kudryavtsev, the newspaper “Vedomosti”.
According to the publication, the head of state got acquainted with the letter of the security Council, which stated that the specified frequency it is more expedient to leave the Ministry of defense and “Roscosmos”, which often use them.
Previously to isolate frequencies in the range of 3.4-3.8 GHz mobile operators recommended that the Deputy Prime Minister Maxim Akimov. However, in response, the Ministry of defense noted that to clear the specified frequency under civilian needs yet.
Instead, operators suggested frequencies in the range of 4.4-4.99 GHz. The interviewed experts note that their properties are similar to the frequency of the 3.4-3.8 GHz, however, the covering radius in this case will be less. In addition, for these frequencies at the moment, not enough equipment and they are often used for aircraft electrical equipment.
In July, analysts Deloitte have come to the conclusion that 5G technology has not become widespread in Russia and Europe in the next 10 years due to too high equipment costs.
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