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26 GHz
Apr 29, 2021
by Toby Youell

26 GHz is considered the first mmWave 5G band in China and Europe. Read more...

4.9 GHz
Apr 28, 2021
by Toby Youell

A 5G-only band that could form an attractive alternative or complement to the C-Band in Asia, Africa, and the former Soviet Union. Its use in the West is limited by military and public safety considerations. Read more...

71 – 76 GHz and 81 – 86 GHz
Apr 28, 2021
by Toby Youell

A potential IMT identification in these bands was rejected at WRC-19, but they may be considered again in some form at WRC-27. Some countries are focussing regulatory efforts for the band on fixed links. Read more...

2.6 GHz
Apr 16, 2021
by Toby Youell

A promising future 5G band, currently used around the world for 4G. Read more...

2.3 GHz
Apr 13, 2021
by Toby Youell

2.3 GHz is used extensively in Asia-Pacific and has a growing role in Europe. Read more...

450 MHz
Mar 10, 2021
by Toby Youell

Although it was one of the pioneer mobile bands, 450 MHz has not been widely used in the past twenty years. However, companies are now seeing potential in using both the 450 MHz and adjacent 400 MHz bands for niche use cases. Read more...

3.3 – 3.8 GHz (2020)
Jan 19, 2020
by Toby Youell

The premier mid-range global 5G band. Many countries plan to assign at least 300 MHz of spectrum in 3.3 - 3.8 GHz for 5G networks. In the short-run, usage is likely to be dominated by 4G for capacity constrained areas or FWA in rural areas. Read more...

3.3 – 3.8 GHz (September 2019)
Jan 17, 2020
by Toby Youell

The premier mid-range global 5G band. Many countries plan to assign at least 300 MHz of spectrum in 3.3 - 3.8 GHz for 5G networks. In the short-run, usage is likely to be dominated by 4G for capacity constrained areas or FWA in rural areas. Read more...

4.4 – 5 GHz (September 2019)
Jan 17, 2020
by Toby Youell

A 5G-only band that could form an attractive alternative or complement to the C-Band in Asia and the former Soviet Union. Its use in the West is limited by military and public safety considerations. Read more...

6 GHz (September 2019)
Jan 17, 2020
by Toby Youell

6 GHz is a promising 5G frequency, likely to be subject to a long fight between mobile and unlicensed communities, possibly culminating at WRC-23.  This note also considers proposals for other 5G bands above 6 GHz and below 24 GHz. Read more...