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Will CBRS handicap 5G leadership ambitions in the US?
Sep 22, 2017
by Kane Mumford

If Europe can overcome its fragmentation issues at 3.4-3.8 GHz, it will have more suitable 5G spectrum in this band than the US, which is adopting the innovative CBRS approach. Read more...

Inmarsat launch: regulatory fudge or technical triumph?
Jun 30, 2017
by admin_pt

When the Commission tried to encourage a pan-European paging market by setting aside the 169.4-169.8 MHz under the European Radio Messaging System, or ERMES, how could they have known that SMS was about to take off. The spectrum stayed very much set-aside for about 15 years while the legislative process… Read more...

What is really holding back “5G” in Europe?
Jun 09, 2017
by admin_pt

The GSMA and ETNO have called on legislators yet again to ditch their “grim” approach to the 5G vision, as if having concerns about one-size fits all licence terms, pushy auction planning rules and more centralised control of spectrum policy were just a way to spoil everyone else’s fun. Are longer licence… Read more...

5G or not 5G?
Jan 27, 2017
by admin_pt

3GPP’s Release 15 will probably bear the “5G stamp”. This means that there is nothing to stop marketers calling LTE and LTE-advanced technology included in the final documentation “5G” when it is approved around the end of 2018. Read more...

Has social media ruined the consultation process?
Jan 13, 2017
by admin_pt

Make the Air Fair’s campaign may be an oversimplification of the facts. Still, the people have spoken. What will Ofcom do about it? Read more...

Ofcom has kept up well with the challenges of the UK 4G PPDR network
Nov 18, 2016
by admin_pt

As the UK broadband PPDR network is called into question by parliament, regulators around the world will be looking to the project to see what lessons they can learn. Read more...