More about "China"
3 – 6 GHz
Nov 30, 2018
by Patrick Gahan

The 3-6 GHz range is home to 3.3 - 3.8 GHz, where the first 5G services are likely to be deployed in most countries. It includes a less popular 5G option, 3.7 - 4.2 GHz, a predominantly Asian 5G band at 4.4 -5 GHz as well as the 5 GHz… Read more...

40 – 50 GHz
Nov 29, 2018
by Patrick Gahan

40 GHz and 42 GHz have good prospects for 5G identification at WRC-19 with wide support from both industry and government. A third band - 47 GHz - has less support from regional bodies but is due to be auctioned for 5G in the USA in 2019.  Read more...

Sep 28, 2018
by Toby Youell

A recent addition to the AWS group of 3G and 4G bands used in the Americas; allocated for mobile satellite services in most countries. Read more...

3.3 – 3.8 GHz
Sep 28, 2018
by Toby Youell

The premier mid-range global 5G band. Many countries plan to assign at least 300 MHz of spectrum in this band for 5G networks. In the short-run, usage is likely to be dominated by 4G for capacity constrained areas or FWA in rural areas. Read more...

Sep 27, 2018
by Toby Youell

Mobile vies with other services to use this 4G/5G band; Europe is studying extending the 40 MHz block that it has already harmonised for this service. Read more...

4.4 – 5 GHz
Jun 08, 2018
by Toby Youell

4.4 – 5 GHz is not currently used for mobile broadband, but portions of the band will be used for 5G in China and Japan. The FCC is considering allowing secondary mobile use of the band, but its use in Western countries is complicated by NATO’s active use of the… Read more...

4.5 GHz
Jan 12, 2018
by Richard Handford

A number of countries are looking at 4.5 GHz  as a possible 5G band. Japan, its most serious supporter, plans to allocate the frequencies in March 2019. Other interested countries include China, Korea, Myanmar and Taiwan. Read more...