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India
Sep 11, 2019
by Richard Handford

The Modi government is intent on modernising spectrum policy but its attempts to reduce reserve prices in the upcoming mega-auction are meeting heavy resistance. Read more...

Japan
Aug 28, 2019
by Richard Handford

Japan has a tradition of close cooperation between industry and government in the mobile industry that, while not fractured, is undergoing some creative tension. Read more...

Reliance Jio Infocomm – the one-off that can be repeated
Jan 29, 2019
by Richard Handford

The Indian operator is frequently name-checked as a model for successfully breaking into a mobile market with its straight-to-4G, data-only strategy. But Reliance Jio Infocomm looks like a one-off: finding another visionary, billionaire backer like Mukesh Ambani, willing to invest a significant chunk of his capital in spectrum and infrastructure… Read more...

India (2019)
Jan 03, 2019
by Jonathan Watson

The Indian regulator is planning a major 5G auction soon, but the country's mobile operators are currently in no hurry to spend big money on more spectrum. Two of the three biggest operators - Vodafone and Idea Cellular - have now completed a merger. Read more...

India: population density map and data
Oct 03, 2018
by Chetan Chauhan-Sims

India's population is widely dispersed across the country, where only a small proportion of the population lives in areas with a low population density (less than 25 people per km2). Almost half of the population live in 'built-up' areas which are widely spread around the country but concentrated mostly in… Read more...

Global overview of 700 MHz spectrum assignment
Jan 24, 2018
by Patrick Gahan

Steady progress is being made in releasing 700 MHz for mobile with 30 auctions anticipated over the next three years. Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas are the furthest advanced but few definite plans have been made in Africa or central Asian countries. Read more...

India
Sep 15, 2017
by Jonathan Watson

India's huge potential as a 5G market looks likely to remain untapped for some time. Operators are still struggling to improve access to 4G and few 5G tests are under way. Read more...

India
May 30, 2017
by admin_pt

India is gradually making more spectrum available, but LTE has not made much progress yet and mobile operators are resentful of the amounts they have had to spend on licences in recent years. Read more...

2.3 GHz: commercial launches
Jul 15, 2015
by Jonathan Watson

An overview of planned or actual commercial launches compiled in February 2015. Read more...

1800 MHz: commercial launches
Jul 15, 2015
by Jonathan Watson

An overview of planned or actual commercial launches compiled in February 2015. Read more...