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The country's minister for digital affairs has outlined the government's spectrum priorities and re-affirmed its commitment to reallocating the 700 MHz band by the end of this year.
Ben Roome, the chief executive of At800, explains why the UK’s 800 MHz interference problem is less significant than expected and how the majority of interference cases the organisation deals with have nothing to do with LTE.
Auction plans disappoint industry that sought a “big bang” release of frequencies.
New Zealand's regulator has assigned AM and FM spectrum licences using an eBay-style auction site, TradeMe.
Two recent reports published by the European Commission examine a possible expansion of mobile operators' areas of business.
Despite a great deal of talk over several years about the need to reallocate government-held spectrum for commercial uses in the US and UK, little has been accomplished so far.
Following scepticism from national telecoms ministries, the new Latvian Presidency of the Council of the EU is set to abandon the measures in the telecoms single market ("connected continent") package designed to partially harmonise spectrum policy.
Croatian regulator Hakom has awarded most of the remaining spectrum in the 1800 MHz band to two of the country's three national operators, Tele2 and T-Hrvatski Telekom (T-HT).
The Asia Pacific region is heading for a significant spectrum shortfall in 2020 unless regulators take action, according to a report from consultancy Analysys Mason that was commissioned by manufacturer Huawei and mobile association the GSMA.
This month we report on events at ITU Telecom World 2014, which took place in Doha in December. We also note that EU governments are still struggling to reach agreement on the European Commission's proposed telecoms package and provide updates on Austria, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Kenya, Russia, Tanzania and the UK.
As the use of drones for everything from shopping deliveries to life-saving medical services increases, the question of what spectrum they will use for communications is becoming more urgent.
Canada's industry minister James Moore has unveiled a set of measures that aim to repurpose a large amount of spectrum for mobile broadband.
A recent workshop on the use of spectrum for TD-LTE provided a snapshot of the current state of the technology.