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UK consultation on Wireless Infrastructure Strategy
Oct 23, 2021
by Toby Youell

The UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, has issued a call for evidence with regard to its general Wireless Infrastructure Strategy. The documents seeks information about what wireless connectivity the UK will need over the next decade and what more needs to be done to deliver it. It… Read more...

UK consultation on Non-geostationary satellite systems
Jul 26, 2021
by Toby Youell

The UK regulator, Ofcom, is consulting on proposed processes for applications for non-geostationary satellite systems. The processes incorporate new checks on interference risks, greater visibility of applications, stronger ways to deal with harmful interference if it occurs, and competition checks. These proposals are available for public comment until September 20. Read more...

UK consultation on annual fees for 2.1 GHz band
Jul 14, 2021
by Toby Youell

The UK regulator, Ofcom, is consulting on proposed annual licence fees for the 2.1 GHz band. It proposes to charge different rates for paired and unpaired spectrum. The proposal is available for public comment until September 8. Read more...

UK consultation on amendments to 800 MHz mobile licences
Jul 13, 2021
by Toby Youell

The UK regulator, Ofcom, is consulting on proposed technical changes to in-block and out-of-block power limits for spectrum access licences for the 800 MHz band. These changes respond to the recent issuance of 700 MHz band licences. These proposals are available for public comment until September 7.   Read more...

UK consultation on potentially investigating Motorola regarding PPDR contracts
Jul 08, 2021
by Toby Youell

The UK Competitions and Market Authority is consulting on potentially investigating Motorola regarding delays to its long-promised broadband Emergency Services Network. The company currently benefits from delays to delivering the network, as it operates the current Airwave network, which is seen as expensive and deficient. The consultation closes on September… Read more...

UK consultation on spectrum fees for 412 MHz band
Jun 03, 2021
by Toby Youell

The UK regulator, Ofcom, is proposing to apply Administered Incentive Pricing to a 2 x 2 MHz licence (412 - 414 MHz / 422-424 MHz). The spectrum was assigned by auction in 2006 for an initial term of 15 years with indefinite renewal. Ofcom needs to set fees for the… Read more...

UK consultation on mobile phone repeaters
May 19, 2021
by Toby Youell

The UK regulator, Ofcom, is proposing to relax its rules relating to the use of mobile phone repeaters by individuals who do not have spectrum licences. It is also considering publishing a list of equipment on its website that can be used for this purpose. The proposal is available for… Read more...

UK consultation on multiplex licences renewal
Dec 21, 2020
by Toby Youell

The UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, has issued a consultation on digital terrestrial television multiplexes whose licences expire in the coming years. The government's intention is to have a smooth transition with minimal disruption for consumers, but it does need to issue secondary legislation to renew the… Read more...

UK consultation on regulator’s plan of work
Dec 14, 2020
by Toby Youell

The UK regulator, Ofcom, has issued its proposed plan of work for 2021-22 to a public consultation. The document includes a discussion of its plans for spectrum, including a planned consultation on a future 26 GHz band award. The document is available for public comment until February 5, 2021. Read more...

UK consultation on licence exemption at 870 – 874.4 MHz and 6 GHz, and licensing of 57 – 71 GHz
Dec 07, 2020
by Toby Youell

The UK regulator, Ofcom, has issued a consultation on changes to licence exemption for Wireless Telegraphy Devices and on licensing equipment at 57 - 71 GHz. The proposed Regulations would implement its earlier decision to allow Wi-Fi in the 6 GHz band and would align technical conditions for some devices… Read more...