Tag: 5 GHz
New WRC-19 report: areas of agreement and unresolved issues
Jul 04, 2019
by Martin Sims

With four months to go until WRC-19, what agreements have been reached and what proposals are facing the most opposition? The answers are in PolicyTracker's new WRC-19 Briefing. The ITU World Radiocommunication Conferences are very important, setting the pattern for how spectrum will be used globally. National representatives have been in continual… Read more...

WRC-19 Briefing 2: Terrestrial services
Jun 19, 2019
by Toby Youell

This note looks at the agenda items studied under chapters 1 and 2 of the CPM Report, concerning land mobile and fixed services, as well broadband services operating under the mobile service. This note does not consider WRC-19’s blockbuster agenda item on mmWave 5G (AI 1.13); this is considered in… Read more...

Consultation on proposed unlicensed spectrum for home area networks in Qatar
Apr 23, 2019
by Toby Youell

Qatar's Communications Regulatory Authority has issued a consultation on its proposal to establish a class licence for Wireless Home Area Networks. The proposed class licence would authorise licence-exempt use of spectrum for smart devices including automated electrical home appliances and heating systems. The frequencies cited in the draft regulatory instrument… Read more...

Outdoor Wi-Fi at 5150 – 5250 MHz
Feb 20, 2019
by Toby Youell

WRC-19, to be held this November, will consider changing the international regulations on spectrum to expand use of the 5 GHz band (5150 – 5925 MHz) for Wi-Fi. 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...

CEPT 5.7 GHz and 5.8 GHz
Sep 24, 2018
by Patrick Gahan

CEPT is seeking feedback on the Draft ECC Report 291 which has examined compatibility studies between smart tachograph and weight and dimension applications and systems operating in the band 5795-5815 MHz and adjacent bands. Smart Tachographs and Weight and Dimension applications are designed to be installed on trucks as on board digital recorders… Read more...

Ecuador unlicenced spectrum consultation
Jun 13, 2018
by Patrick Gahan

Ecuador ARCOTEL is currently holding a consultation seeking feedback on proposed technical standards and use of unlicensed spectrum  in the 915 - 928 MHz, 2 400 - 2 483.5 MHz, 5 150 - 5 350 MHz, 5 470 - 5 725 MHz, 5 725 - 5 850 MHz and 24.05 - 24.25… Read more...

Australia 5.6 GHz
Jun 04, 2018
by Patrick Gahan

Australia's ACMA is seeking feedback on proposed rules to allow for the introduction of point to multipoint systems in the 5.6 GHz band. In order to support frequency coordination and licensing of point to multipoint systems operating in the 5.6 GHz band, the ACMA is proposing to release a new Radiocommunications… Read more...

France to trial blockchain for spectrum management
May 23, 2018
by Dugie Standeford

In what may be the first use of blockchain for spectrum management, the Agence National des Fréquences (ANFR) and start-up Blockchain Partner are preparing a limited trial of the technology using frequencies at 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz and in other bands. Read more...

Hong Kong 5 GHz consultation
Feb 06, 2018
by Patrick Gahan

Hong Kong's Communication Authority (CA)  has opened a public consultation on the use of the 5 GHz band for the provision of LTE-based public mobile services. Their are several new technologies currently being developed that deliverer 4G connectivity in the 5G band, usually these are based on an LTE standard:… Read more...