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A proposed auction of the remaining 2 x 10 MHZ of 2.1 GHz spectrum in the Philippines has been stopped by the country’s court of appeal.
European policymakers are warming to the idea that emergency services need more spectrum. The problem is where to find it.
The world’s two biggest telecoms markets, China and India, may see the first rollout of time division duplex (TD)-LTE as early as 2011 when frequency division duplex (FD)–LTE is only starting to gain traction.
This time it seems almost certain the Indian 3G and BWA auctions are finally going ahead following numerous postponements over the past two years, with the government having released a list of qualified bidders.
The UK Labour Party has abandoned attempts to get a special instrument (SI) authorising spectrum reform through parliament before the pre-election recess.
In a highly unusual move European foreign ministers and the Radio Regulations Board have demanded action after repeated complaints from broadcasters.
Local officials say the network is a "model for public-private partnerships"
The European Commission has released further details of the spectrum-related conditions related to the merger of the UK operations of T-Mobile and Orange.
The Swiss regulator, Ofcom, has opened a consultation to assess how many of the non-public broadcasters want to provide DVB-T services.
Under pressure to free up the 800 MHz band for wireless services, some European countries are still trying to resolve interference problems with Russia. The RSPG wants the EU to play a larger role in negotiations.
Commissioner Kroes used the Spectrum Summit to make a commitment to greater flexibility and greater competition
A bid by Germany’s two smallest mobile operators to halt the planned April 12 superauction of 340 MHz of spectrum in four bands has failed.
There may be different views on the future of EU spectrum policy but summit participants agreed on the need to stop the region falling behind the US and Asia