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Asian countries back stringent regime for TDD networks
Aug 29, 2019
by Richard Handford

Asian countries are adopting strict rules to prevent interference between Time Division Duplex (TDD)-based 5G networks in the popular 3.5 GHz band.  Read more...

China sets timeline for mmWave bands
Jul 09, 2019
by Richard Handford

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) plans to announce which millimetre wave (mmWave) bands the country will use for 5G by December 2019, with 26 GHz the obvious candidate.  Read more...

Indonesia demos 5G in Asian Games and targets 2022 for full launch
Aug 10, 2018
by Richard Handford

Indonesia is a huge market but its vast archipelago of islands means satellite is vitally important. The country is currently studying which bands can be used for 5G without compromising its existing services. Read more...

South Korea’s 5G auction stands up well to international benchmarks
Jul 04, 2018
by Richard Handford

South Korea may have broken new ground with its auction of 28 GHz for 5G, but the proceeds from the sale of spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band probably gave the government greater satisfaction. Read more...

Mobile operators attend 28 GHz band meeting for the first time
Mar 07, 2018
by Richard Handford

Operators from countries such as South Korea, Japan and the US attended a meeting held by a group that backs 28 GHz for the first time. Mexico’s regulator was also represented. Read more...

Pyeongchang Winter Olympics offer glimpse of 5G’s possibilities
Feb 23, 2018
by Richard Handford

Korean operator KT and vendors Intel and Samsung have been showing off 5G on snow and ice for the past two weeks, but the actual offerings at the event have felt relatively low key. Read more...

South Korean operator plans to rollout 5G earlier than expected
Dec 11, 2017
by Cyrus Yau

After conducting a series of successful demonstrations of relay technologies for 5G, SK Telecom has started to accelerate its efforts to roll out a 5G service in South Korea earlier than expected. Read more...

President of Qualcomm Europe discusses 5G fragmentation
Sep 29, 2016
by Kane Mumford

Before Qualcomm’s global president urged industry and policymakers to avoid spectrum fragmentation this week, PolicyTracker spoke to the vendor’s European president Enrico Salvatori about accelerated timescales for 3GPP releases, Europe’s 5G focus and SDL’s role in the evolution of the Internet of Things (IoT). Read more...

South Korea may look to multi-country proposal to get 5G in 28 GHz band onto WRC-19 agenda
Sep 30, 2015
by Toby Youell

South Korea may be putting together a multi-country proposal (MCP) that would put the use of the 28 GHz band for 5G on the agenda for WRC-19. Read more...

South Korea proposes removing barrier to IMT use of 2 GHz MSS spectrum
Sep 05, 2014
by Toby Youell

A former senior official in the Canadian regulator has expressed confidence that the ITU-R will authorise a band plan for mobile broadband use of a 2 x 30 MHz block of spectrum in the MSS 2 GHz band. Read more...