Poland’s 5G public sale delayed resulting from coronavirus

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WARSAW (Information) – Poland’s telecoms regulator has dropped a deadline for its first 5G public sale due a authorities clampdown designed to sort out the unfold of the corononavirus.

Poland had initially sought preliminary gives from telecom firms desirous about buying spectrum within the public sale by April 23, however the deadline can be missed as a result of pandemic, the regulator stated its public data bulletin on Friday.

It gave no different particulars and no indication of a brand new timetable.

“We’re shocked, as a result of all earlier indicators from the regulator’s aspect have been such that the public sale will go on schedule,” stated Wojciech Jabczynski, spokesman for Orange Polska, a unit of France’s Orange.

Different telecom operators weren’t instantly out there to remark.

Poland confirmed its first coronavirus case in the beginning of March and the variety of contaminated has grown to eight,214 since then. On March 12 Poland stated it will announce a state of epidemic menace.

Reporting by Anna Koper; Enhancing by David Holmes