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Media coverage of the Latin American Spectrum Conference
Sep 16, 2011
by Martin Sims

Links to articles about the conference in the news media and blogs as well as videos of the presentations Read more...

DIDO, the Shannon Law, and an antenna for every citizen
Aug 10, 2011
by Richard Womersley

A new white paper proposes a means to allow every user in a network to use all the spectrum simultaneously and fully. Does this exceed the Shannon Law? And what are the implications for wireless networks? Read more...

Time to talk about the 3.6 GHz band?
Jul 06, 2011
by admin_pt

Consultations over the future use of the 3.4 to 3.8 GHz band are flourishing across Europe with a view to handing over the band to wireless broadband operators. But is the band 'not significantly used' (by satellite services) in Europe as some claim? Read more...

Asymmetry and the capacity crunch
Jun 17, 2011
by Richard Womersley

The asymmetry of mobile data might point to alternative bandplans for mobile spectrum, but is it too late to do anything about it? Read more...

Every European Digital?
Jun 02, 2011
by Richard Womersley

Can spectrum bring broadband to every European citizen? Probably not! Read more...

European privacy body’s opinion on geolocation services on smartphones
Jun 02, 2011
by admin_pt

The recently published opinion of the ‘Article 29 Data Protection Working Party’ on ‘Geolocation services on smart mobile devices’ concludes that generally specific opt-in user consent will be required to collect and use geolocation information for information society services. Read more...

Global Spectrum Database: June 11 update
May 31, 2011
by admin_pt

The latest edition of the Global Spectrum Database, the ultimate reference source for mobile and wireless broadband frequencies, shows operators keen to pick up extra spectrum for new and existing services. Read more...

Spectrum auctions
Apr 19, 2011
by Martin Sims

It is a perpetually fascinating subject: what spectrum should be released; when and how? Read more...

Incentive auctions show mounting pressure on broadcasters
Apr 19, 2011
by Martin Sims

Ten years ago few would believe that broadcasters would soon be giving up large sections of UHF to the mobile community: but that's what's happening in many countries around the world. Read more...

PolicyTracker’s adventures in mobileland
Apr 18, 2011
by Martin Sims

Why did we decide to take our site mobile? You may find the answer curious. And curiouser... Read more...