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Momentum grows for Unmanned Aircraft Systems command and control at 5030 – 5091 MHz
Dec 03, 2020
by Toby Youell

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) are going to need spectrum for many different functions. Some of these functions will be critical for their safe use, so there is a need for adequately protected spectrum to ensure the safe operation of all aircraft in international and national airspaces. Fortunately for UAS advocates,… Read more...

Burkino Faso consultation on spectrum for the provision of Internet access
Dec 02, 2020
by Toby Youell

Burkino Faso's regulator, ARCEP, is consulting on the use of spectrum for the provision of Internet access. The paper asks stakeholders for comments on the frequency bands to be identified, how the licences should be designed, and how they should be awarded. The consultation is available for public comment until… Read more...

ECC consultation on short range devices
Dec 02, 2020
by Toby Youell

Europe's technical authority, the ECC, has issued a consultation regarding short range devices. The draft document responds to a Permanent Mandate from the European Commission to provide an "annual update of the technical annex of the Commission Decision on the technical harmonisation of radio spectrum for use by short range… Read more...

ECC consultation on 5G at 66 – 71 GHz
Dec 02, 2020
by Toby Youell

Europe's technical authority, the ECC, has issued a consultation regarding possible least restrictive harmonised technical conditions suitable for next-generation (5G) terrestrial wireless systems for priority frequency bands above 24 GHz. The draft CEPT Report 78 would respond to a mandate from the European Commission. It is available for public comment… Read more...

ECC consultation on satellite communications below 1 GHz
Dec 02, 2020
by Toby Youell

Europe's technical authority, the ECC, is proposing to revise annexes to an ERC Decision regarding the harmonised introduction of satellite personal communication systems operating in the bands below 1 GHz. The draft revisions to annexes 1 and 2 of ERC DEC (99)06 are available for public comment until January 7,… Read more...

Costa Rica consultation on potential future IMT bands
Dec 01, 2020
by Toby Youell

The Costa Rica regulator, SUTEL, is reportedly holding a consultation to understand demand for the 700 MHz, 2.3 GHz, 3.3 - 3.4 GHz, 26 GHz, and 28 GHz bands. The 10-day consultation began on November 25. Read more...

Costa Rica 700 MHz, 2.3 GHz, 3.3 – 3.4 GHz, 26 GHz, and 28 GHz
Dec 01, 2020
by Toby Youell

The Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (SUTEL) Read more...

US advocates ITU-R study on sharing in THz bands
Nov 30, 2020
by Toby Youell

The US is proposing that the ITU Radiocommunication Sector studies potential sharing between active and passive services in a series of bands above 71 GHz. Read more...

Brazilian consultation on Swarm’s potential authorisation for VHF band
Nov 28, 2020
by Toby Youell

The Brazilian regulator, Anatel, has issued a consultation concerning its proposal to allow satellite operator Swarm to use the VHF Band for a non-geostationary satellite constellation. The consultation is available for public comment from November 27 until December 27. Read more...

Future Brazilian consultation on amendments to Table of Frequency Allocations
Nov 28, 2020
by Toby Youell

The Brazilian regulator, Anatel, has agreed to issue a consultation about proposed amendments to its Table of Frequency Allocations. The table makes changes related to Brazil's membership of international institutions such as Mercosur and the ITU, and include the outputs of WRC-19. The consultation will be available for comment for… Read more...