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Overview of current mobile bands
Apr 29, 2021
by Toby Youell

This overview provides a high level view of the frequencies generally used for mobile broadband globally for both 4G and 5G. It also summarises some relevant recent trends. Read more...

26 GHz
Apr 29, 2021
by Toby Youell

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

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...

2.6 GHz (2020)
Jan 18, 2020
by Toby Youell

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

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

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

40 GHz (September 2019)
Jan 16, 2020
by Toby Youell

The frequencies around 40 GHz are second tier mmWave 5G bands, regarded as less of a priority than 26 or 28 GHz. The end of 2019 will see their consideration at WRC-19 and an auction in the USA. Read more...

70 GHz (September 2019)
Jan 16, 2020
by Toby Youell

The mobile industry is promoting IMT identifications in 70 GHz band (66 – 71 GHz), but the unlicensed community wants to expand Wi-Gig usage into this range. Read more...

71 – 76 GHz and 81 – 86 GHz (2020)
Jan 16, 2020
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...

5.1 – 5.9 GHz (2020)
Jan 16, 2020
by Toby Youell

5.1 - 5.9 GHz is a key Wi-Fi band which was extended further at WRC-19. The band has also hosted unlicensed versions of LTE in recent years, and is poised to do the same for 5G NR. Above 5850 MHz the band is allocated for Intelligent Transport Services. Read more...