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We can change spectrum policy but can we change national culture?
Nov 17, 2014
by PolicyTracker

US company Globalstar is willing to take a huge bet on a paid-for Wi-Fi service. Where is the equivalent risk-taking in the European wireless sector? Read more...

America’s got spectrum’ – a new approach to frequency assignment
Oct 30, 2014
by PolicyTracker

And the winner is...the person who can revolutionise spectrum efficiency! Read more...

Brussels faces divisions over spectrum
Oct 30, 2014
by PolicyTracker

Europe's policy makers are struggling to overcome differences of opinion on both the 700 MHz and 2 GHz bands. Read more...

BBC steps up interest in white spaces
Oct 30, 2014
by PolicyTracker

The BBC is to use the Glasgow Commonwealth Games to host a demonstration of how TV white spaces (TVWS) can be used to stream both live and "on-demand" multimedia content to people's homes. Read more...

Spectrum demand projections: the devil is in the data
Oct 30, 2014
by PolicyTracker

The latest development in the mobile data demand saga shows the power of ITU documents. Read more...

What to expect when you’re expecting a new Commission
Oct 29, 2014
by PolicyTracker

The European Parliament has now approved Jean-Claude Juncker's new European Commission after he changed some portfolios and commissioners to appease MEPs' concerns. Read more...

Wheeler’s plea to mobile industry: put your money where your mouth is
Sep 24, 2014
by PolicyTracker

They say that what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, but one of the key messages from the CTIA's "Super Mobility Week” came through loud and clear: employing lobbyists will only earn a company spectrum if it is also willing to spend money. Read more...

Vote yes for better mobile coverage!
Sep 24, 2014
by PolicyTracker

Scottish voters go to the polls today to answer a very simple question: should Scotland be an independent country? Read more...

Editorial: time to open up ITU-R meetings?
Aug 15, 2014
by Martin Sims

Our recent article on the JTG meeting sparked a debate in the PolicyTracker office: is the ITU-R decision-making process too secretive? Read more...