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Reconfiguring 890–915/935–960 MHz
Jan 19, 2017
by PolicyTracker

ACMA is consulting on refarming the 890–915/935–960 MHz band from 2G (GSM) networks to 3G and LTE, in light of Optus, Telstra and Vodafone's commitment to shut down their 2G networks. Optus, Telstra and Vodafone currently hold paired 8.4, 8.4, and 8.2 MHz apparatus licences respectively. ACMA has said "the band… Read more...

Greece 26 GHz consultation
Jan 11, 2017
by PolicyTracker

The Greek spectrum regulator EETT has published the results of its consultation on tender documents for granting rights to use 24.5-26.6 GHz. Mobile operators Cosmote, Vodafone-Panafon and Wind Hellas commented in the consultation. The starting recommended price is at the lower limit of the range initially proposed by the EETT. … Read more...

Draft ministerial direction on unsold 700 MHz spectrum
May 09, 2016
by PolicyTracker

The Australian government is consulting on an offer from Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) to acquire 2 x 10 MHz of the 700 MHz digital dividend spectrum left unsold after the country's auction in 2013. The government says the terms of the proposal "are consistent with the government's spectrum policy objectives,… Read more...

Possible extension of 1800 MHz band licences in Greece
Dec 17, 2015
by PolicyTracker

The Greek regulator has issued a consultation concerning the future of the 1800 MHz band.  Three mobile network operators, Cosmote, Vodafone, and Wind, currently own licences in the band. Licences belonging to the latter two operators expire in 2016 whereas a licence held by Cosmote only expires in 2020. Bearing… Read more...

The use of the 900 and 1800 MHz bands for 4G
Dec 17, 2015
by PolicyTracker

The Romanian regulator is conducting a short consultation on its proposals to open 900 MHz and 1800 MHz for LTE and WiMAX use in line with European harmonisation of the bands for 3G and 4G use. At present, the rights of use for these bands are held by three operators –… Read more...

Opening up mobile spectrum to support innovation and competition, including implementation of RSC 900/1800MHz decision
Dec 17, 2015
by PolicyTracker

This document sets out Ofcom's measures to implement the Radio Spectrum Committee Decision on the 900 MHz and 1800 MHz bands currently used for 2G services. The Decision requires them to be opened up to use for 3G and potentially other technologies. Ofcom proposes to reclaim some of the spectrum… Read more...

Consultation on the use of the 2.6 GHz band
Dec 17, 2015
by PolicyTracker

Update - November 6: The deadline for submissions to the consultation has been extended to November 14. October The Icelandic telecommunications authority has issued a consultation over its future regulation of the 2.6 GHz band. The band is currently used for Multichannel Multipoint Distribution Services (MMDS) but the licences for… Read more...

Application of spectrum liberalisation and trading to the mobile sector
Dec 17, 2015
by PolicyTracker

The UK government's Digital Britain Interim Report said that unless the mobile sector is able to find its own solution to refarming by the end of April 2009 the government would support an externally imposed solution. (See PolicyTracker February 9 2009) This consultation sets out Ofcom’s proposals for that imposed… Read more...

Variation to 3G licences and 2GHz MSS/CGC licences
Dec 17, 2015
by PolicyTracker

The British regulator is proposing to vary the 3G mobile licences of the five licence holders to increase the permitted base station power limits from 62dBm to 68dBm. The consultation is in reponse to an initial request from Vodafone to have its power limits increased to 65dBm. Ofcom then held… Read more...