More about "China"
Country Research Notes now feature population density maps

Our country Research Notes have been updated for 2019 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… Read more...

Outages show the need to think clearly about national security
Dec 10, 2018
by Manuel R. Marti

An O2 network failure in the UK has shown how mobile underpins vital infrastructure but is Huawei the right target for our national security fears? Even the EU is now expressing concerns. Chinese technology companies are an emerging powerhouse and banning them may soon be impractical as well as self-defeating. Read more...

What are the prospects for 4.4 – 5 GHz as a mobile band?

The FCC is considering secondary mobile use of most of this band, adding to the groundswell of interest created by the plans to use 4.5 GHz for 5G in China and Japan. But wider adoption is likely to be hampered by NATO’s use of the band in Europe, as Toby Youell explains. Research… Read more...

Why is interest growing in 4.5 GHz for 5G?

Where China and Japan lead, others tend to follow. So what is drawing the two telecoms superpowers to take such an interest in the 4.4-4.9 GHz band? Other sub-6 GHz bands, such as 3.4-3.6 GHz, might be more in the 5G limelight but our new 4.5 GHz Research Note explains… Read more...