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India Voice services on LTE Consultation
Mar 19, 2018
by Patrick Gahan

On February 26, 2018 India's TRAI opened a consultation regarding the provision of voice services over LTE networks. the consultation calls for feedback on a variety of issues regarding the quality of voice services delivered over LTE networks. The consultation was originally scheduled to end on March 16, 2018, however… Read more...

Japanese mobile operators warn government over auction plans
Mar 19, 2018
by Richard Handford

NTT Docomo, KDDI and Softbank have cautioned against an over-reliance on bid size when making spectrum awards, as the Japanese government mulls a shake-up in frequency assignments. Read more...

Auction of 700 MHz, 900 MHz and 2300 MHz in Denmark
Mar 19, 2018
by Martin Sims

March 19, 2018 Policy Tracker can now confirm that the Danish Energy Agency has published a consultation on the auction of the 700 MHz, 900 MHz and 2300 MHz bands. The regulator proposes to auction the following spectrum: 2x30 MHz of the 700 MHz band between 703-733 MHz and 758-788 MHz.  20 MHz… Read more...

US regulators appear to be climbing aboard the small cell liberalisation bandwagon, and Europe could be next
Mar 16, 2018
by Jonathan Watson

The Small Cell Forum has welcomed the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) pledge to change some of the rules that govern the deployment of small cells. Read more...

Countdown to WRC-19: satellite services

This Research Note focusses on satellite agenda items in WRC-19, principally the removal of a restriction on broadcasting-satellite services and improving spectrum access for movable earth stations and non-geostationary satellites. The USA, Canada and the Asian and European regional groupings support the removal of some of broadcasting-satellite service limitations but African… Read more...

ITU-R may move to milestone approach for satellite filing for NGSOs
Mar 15, 2018
by Toby Youell

Non-geostationary orbit satellite constellations are creating challenges for traditional regulatory processes. Read more...

Will South African spectrum policy change under a new administration?
Mar 14, 2018
by Dugie Standeford

Newly elected South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has said his government intends to move forward on spectrum assignment. It's not clear yet whether that includes finalising the controversial wireless open access network. Read more...

Czech Republic: amendment of frequency plan in 21.2-24.25 GHz
Mar 12, 2018
by Martin Sims

The CTU is holding a consultation on amending the regulation of 21.2–24.25 GHz. The proposals include the use of 56 MHz channels for fixed services and PMSE access in 21.4-22 GHz. Read more...