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Russia eyes 1800 MHz tender Premium
Russia’s Ministry of Communications and Mass Media and the country’s State Radio Frequencies Commission (GRFC) have unveiled plans to offer spectrum in the 1800 MHz band. The forthcoming contest is unlikely to take the form of an auction.
The group that is seeking to make an interoperable Internet of Things (IoT) standard has shelved its white space project and is now focusing on a new standard.
An EC-organised workshop on the use of commercial networks for PPDR (public protection and disaster relief) was dominated by discussions about whether dedicated spectrum is needed.
The ITU should provide public access on its website to all documents unless disclosure would potentially harm a legitimate private or public interest that outweighs the benefits of accessibility, CEPT said in European common proposals for the 20 October-7 November ITU plenipotentiary conference (PP-14).
ComReg has launched a consultation on its proposals to auction more spectrum.
The UK regulator has issued a consultation that suggests allowing SDL in the 1452–1492 MHz band.
The fledgling technology is being used for live webcasts of animals in London Zoo. In the future, it could help in the global battle against poaching.
Over 4,000 Colombians from all walks of life took a one-day spectrum training course in May this year.
Globalstar has attempted to “set the record straight” about its Terrestrial Low Power Service (TLPS).
A short-selling firm persuaded investors to ditch Globalstar shares this week over allegedly flawed spectrum valuations and a flawed TLPS business model.
Bharti Airtel has demanded compensation from the Indian government as it waits to receive the spectrum it won at an auction earlier this year.
UK mobile operators are seeking simpler planning rules and advocating the use of a single local passive network in some areas to improve mobile coverage. The government, however, is more keen on using roaming regulations.
This is despite the firm apparently making little use of the spectrum. The regulator is also no longer linking this idea with a proposal to consolidate spectrum in the band.