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Singapore and New Zealand turn away from auctions
May 26, 2020 by Richard Handford

The two Asia-Pacific countries recently awarded spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band without using an auction, albeit for different reasons.

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UK delays 5G auction as pressure mounts to defragment the C-band
May 22, 2020 by Manuel R. Marti

Ofcom has corrected errors in a previous statement and asked for new comments about a forthcoming award amid threats of legal action and its controversial claim that operators can offer 5G with only 40 MHz in the 3.6 GHz band.

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5G electromagnetic field is like a Parisian waiter, French study concludes
May 21, 2020 by Toby Youell

French spectrum agency ANFR has concluded that 5G multiple input multiple output (MIMO) systems are safe, partly because they resemble the behaviour of Parisian waiters.

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Australia shows how 5G can substitute for fixed broadband
May 20, 2020 by Richard Handford

The country’s three mobile operators are either using 5G as an alternative to the fixed broadband monopoly run by the state-owned National Broadband Network (NBN) or are considering doing so.

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