<p>Hendel stressed the importance of issuing the licenses quickly so that the companies would be able to deploy and operate 5G services as soon as possible. Hendel said that Israel was going through a difficult period, and that it was good that there were some hopeful signs of progress and growth. He also said that his ministry would put an emphasis on transparency on 5G coverage as well as on other matters.
<p>Pelephone CEO Ran Guron said that his company's subscribers would be able to receive 5G services immediately in 150 towns and cities in Israel. Partner CEO Itzik Benbenishti said that today's announcement was very significant news for all Partner's subscribers, especially at the beginning of the new year in the Jewish calendar.
<p>Hot Mobile CEO Ilan Brook said that his company was very excited, and that from today the company's subscribers, both business and private, would be able to benefit from 5G services.
<p><i>Published by Globes, Israel business news - <a href=http://en.globes.co.il>en.globes.co.il</a> - on September 29, 2020</i>
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