Greece

Geographic Region (ITU/UN)

ISO 3166 Code

GR

M49 Code

300

MCC

202

ITU Member

Yes

ITU-R Region

Overview

Greece (Ελλάδα), officially the Hellenic Republic, is a country in southeastern Europe. Greece is located at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa. Situated on the southern tip of the Balkan peninsula, it shares land borders with Albania to the northwest, Macedonia and Bulgaria to the north, and Turkey to the northeast.

Greece is a member of the ITU and as such follows radio frequency harmonisation principles according to ITU-R Region-1. The regulatory body governing communications policy is the Ministry of Digital Policy, Telecommunications & Media, and the Hellenic Telecommunications & Post Commission (EETT) is charged with regulating the country's radio frequency spectrum activities such as planning, allocations, and licencing.

National Mobile Network Operators

There are 3 mobile network operators servicing this region.

3G: Active
3G Bands: B1 (2100 MHz)
4G: Active
5G: N/A
IoT: Active
IoT Technology: NB-IoT (LTE Cat-NB1)
3G: Active
4G: Active
5G: N/A
IoT: Trialling
IoT Technology: NB-IoT (LTE Cat-NB1)
3G: Active
3G Bands: B1 (2100 MHz)
4G: Active
4G Bands: B3 (1800 MHz)
5G: N/A
IoT: N/A

News & Developments

Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has completed the deployment of the first cellular NB-IoT clusters in the COSMOTE 4G network in eleven Greek cities and hotspots, to support emerging mMTC (massive Machine Type Communications) use cases.

Ericsson upgrades part of the COSMOTE LTE network with software that supports NB-IoT technology, enabling massive IoT use cases.