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French consultation on licence extension for GSM bands in Mayotte and Reunion
Oct 04, 2019
by Toby Youell

The French telecoms regulator, ARCEP, has issued a consultation on its plan to extend spectrum licences held by Orange for the French Overseas Territories of Mayotte and Reunion. Under the proposal, licences for the 900 MHz band in Mayotte and both the 900 MHz and 1800 MHz bands in Reunion,… Read more...

French consultation on value of 3.4 – 3.8 GHz band
Sep 19, 2019
by Toby Youell

The French Commission on Investments and Transfers is considering inputs to the value of the 3.4 - 3.8 GHz band. The consultation is part of the France's process in setting a reserve price for the spectrum, which it plans to auction by the end of the year. Read more...

French consultation on amending reference documents about public exposure to the 3.5 GHz band
Sep 06, 2019
by Toby Youell

France's spectrum regulator, the ANFR, has issued a consultation on proposed changes to its reference documents on public exposure to radio frequencies. The amendments are prompted by new and future use of 3.5 GHz band by time division duplex networks, including by active antennas with steerable beams. The consultation is… Read more...

French consultation on 3.4 – 3.8 GHz band award
Jul 15, 2019
by Toby Youell

The French regulator, ARCEP, has issued a consultation on its proposed award of the 3.4 - 3.8 GHz band. ARCEP plans to award the frequencies in two stages. The first part will allow operators to obtain a given quantity of spectrum in the band for a set price. The amount… Read more...

French consultation on 2.6 GHz band synchronization
Jul 12, 2019
by Toby Youell

The French telecoms regulator, ARCEP, has issued a consultation on the practical details for synchronizing the time division duplex (TDD) parts of the 2.6 GHz band. TDD spectrum arrangements suffer much fewer interference problems when networks in adjacent frequencies are synchronized. The consultation will be open until September 13. Read more...

French call for contributions on draft discussion paper on dynamic spectrum management
Jul 04, 2019
by Toby Youell

The French telecoms regulator, ARCEP, has called for contributions to a draft discussion paper on dynamic spectrum management. The document was drafted by a "future networks" scientific committee as part of a wider series of documents on the short and medium term future for communications. A final version of the… Read more...

French consultation on interim wireless local loop usage of 3.4 – 3.8 GHz
May 27, 2019
by Toby Youell

The French telecoms regulator, ARCEP, has issued a consultation on planned continued use of the 3.4 - 3.8 GHz band for wireless local loop services. The regulator plans to auction the frequencies for 5G mobile services this Autumn, but has allowed the band's usage for wireless local loop services during… Read more...

French consultation on 3.4 – 3.8 GHz TDD synchronization
May 10, 2019
by Toby Youell

The French telecoms regulator, ARCEP, has issued a consultation on rules for future synchronisation of time division duplex (TDD) mobile broadband networks at 3.4 - 3.8 GHz. Because TDD networks rely on the use of time to avoid interference between networks, ARCEP wants to establish clear rules for how it's… Read more...

French consultation on short range devices
Dec 11, 2018
by Toby Youell

The French telecoms regulator, ARCEP, has issued a consultation on its spectrum policy for short range devices. Read more...

France 1400 MHz, 3.4-3.8 GHz and 26 GHz consultations
Oct 29, 2018
by Patrick Gahan

France's ARCEP is holding a consultation on the assignment of spectrum in the 1400 MHz, 3.4-3.8 GHz and 26 GHz bands in 2019. The consultation does not go into detail on the proposed award process but does mention that ARCEP expects to hold the auction or auctions for these bands in… Read more...