Free expands 5G coverage to 52% of population

17 May 2021

French mobile operator Free is advertising 5G coverage of 52% of the French population, with 8,700 municipalities now within its 5G footprint. The operator includes the service in its Free package at no additional cost to subscribers. The operator is currently authorised to operate a total of 16,429 5G New Radio (NR) sites in the 700MHz (16,428) and 3500MHz (2,222) bands, with 8,806 in operation as of 1 May 2021 (8,804 in 700MHz band and 1,014 in 3500MHz band).

France, Free Mobile