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US lawmakers agree to scrap T-band auction in return for control of local taxes
Sep 28, 2020 by Toby Youell

The US House of Representatives has passed an Act that would remove the US regulator’s T-Band mandate to start a sale of narrowband licences at 470—512 MHz by February 2021.

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Romanian regulator postpones 5G auction until 2021 and blames government
Sep 25, 2020 by Jaroslaw Adamowski

Eduard Lovin, the deputy head of Romania’s regulator Ancom, has said the agency will postpone the country's much-anticipated 5G spectrum auction until 2021 as the government has not prepared the regulations needed.

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The future of the C-band is a key WRC-23 issue for sub-Saharan Africa
Sep 24, 2020 by Dugie Standeford

Internet connectivity is a primary concern for the region, meaning that agenda items of interest include fixed, mobile and broadcasting, maritime/aeronautical and science spectrum, said ITU Radiocommunication Bureau director Mario Maniewicz. But the biggest debates may centre on the C-band.

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Brussels presses EU member states to take action on 5G rollouts
Sep 23, 2020 by Manuel R. Marti

The European Commission (EC) has urged EU member states to develop a joint approach to accelerate and facilitate 5G deployments, although it admitted that 5G networks will not be launched as quickly as previously planned across the 27-member bloc.

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