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Saudi Arabia frees spectrum for emerging Wi-Fi, 5G applications

Saudi Arabia is the first country in the Middle East, Europe, or Africa to designate all 1200MHz of the 6GHz radio band for unlicensed use, paving the way for applications in areas including robotics, VR, telemedicine and IoT.
Wireless telecommunications tower emanating concentric waves of transmission.
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