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April spectrum training course: a few places remaining
Mar 20, 2019
by Training blog

Book now to reserve one of the remaining places on our  Understanding Modern Spectrum Management course being held in London on 1-4 April. It offers a full grounding in all aspects of wireless communications but also considers how 5G can deliver the maximum benefits -  download the brochure here. Themes include: Technical possibilities… Read more...

What are the financial implications of mobile coverage obligations?
Mar 19, 2019
by Martin Sims

Download the coverage obligations white paper Mobile coverage obligations are an increasingly important part of spectrum auctions and national connectivity strategies. This reflects the growing economic importance of mobile broadband and the patchy success of previous initiatives. In many developed nations there are no reliable voice and data services in… Read more...

A new course: Regulating Competition in Mobile Markets, London, 5-6 June
Mar 14, 2019
by Training blog

Competition is a vital element in regulating mobile and spectrum plays a key part in creating the right environment, This course is designed to give a thorough background in competition policy, explaining the latest approaches and how these evolved. It uses a series of global case studies with a particular… Read more...

Spectrum Auctions Masterclass, 13-16 May 2019: book now and save £200
Mar 06, 2019
by Training blog

Book now to take advantage of the early bird pricing for our Spectrum Auctions Masterclass. This four day course is an ideal opportunity to learn from leading practitioners and get hands-on experience in a variety of auction formats. Read more...

5G: drowning in a sea of numbers
Mar 04, 2019
by Manuel R. Marti

Have you ever wondered what comes after a trillion? Or how many zeros there are in a nonillion? From crime statistics to the cost of 5G, we don't seem able to process figures we can't relate to. And, given that almost every business and government that touches our lives thinks in… Read more...

Country Research Notes now feature population density maps

Our country Research Notes have been updated and now include population density maps. Population density is a crucial factor for most wireless services: it determines how many people can receive them and so the economic viability of a product or the cost of reaching most of the population. The population density maps,… Read more...

April spectrum training course: early bird deadline extended
Feb 28, 2019
by Training blog

To allow more time to take advantage of the £250 discount, the early bird deadline for our London Understanding Modern Spectrum Management  course has been extended until Wednesday 6 March. The course offers a full grounding in all aspects of wireless communications but also considers how 5G can deliver the maximum… Read more...

5G spectrum clubs and “open trials”: does free mean freeloading?
Feb 20, 2019
by Manuel R. Marti

Millimetre wave spectrum not only promises to deliver faster speeds, greater bandwidth and lower latency, but its restricted propagation means it may come with a whole new range of licensing models. France, for example, is offering temporary licences in the 26 GHz band to companies willing to allow third parties access… Read more...

Will 5G live up to the hype? It depends who you ask
Feb 04, 2019
by Manuel R. Marti

With less than a month until MWC Barcelona kicks off, the hype surrounding 5G is reaching unprecedented levels - even by wireless industry standards. More and more telecoms companies are now sharing their ambitious plans about how we’ll soon be living in a 5G world.  The release of technology and… Read more...

April training course: book now and save £250!
Feb 01, 2019
by Training blog

As the first 5G auctions usher in a new era our London training course is an ideal opportunity to examine the underlying policy and technical questions. Understanding Modern Spectrum Management offers a full grounding in all aspects of wireless communications but also considers how 5G can deliver the maximum benefits.… Read more...