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Chinese operator to refarm 900 MHz for 5G
Nov 25, 2022 by Richard Handford

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has given China Unicom permission to refarm its spectrum in the 900 MHz band for 5G. This is traditionally an IMT band that supports 2G, 3G and 4G networks.

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Brazil frees up 450 MHz for utility networks
Nov 24, 2022 by Laura Sear

Brazilian regulator Anatel has revoked its 450 MHz mobile licences. Over a decade after they were awarded, the spectrum was still not being used, the regulator said.

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Costa Rican regulator urges government to take back more mid-band spectrum
Nov 24, 2022 by Richard Haas

The government has recovered some mid-band spectrum from the state-owned ICE Group, but is under increasing pressure to claim more spectrum.

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US regulator considers 12.7 GHz for 5G and 6G
Nov 23, 2022 by Mirva Villa

The US regulator plans to examine the possibilities of repurposing the 12.7—13.25 GHz band. PolicyTracker is not aware of this band currently being used for 5G anywhere else.

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