More about "28 GHz"
Singapore and New Zealand turn away from auctions
May 26, 2020
by Richard Handford

The two Asia-Pacific countries recently awarded spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band without using an auction, albeit for different reasons. Read more...

Sweden outlines rules for two 5G auctions
Apr 29, 2020
by Manuel R. Marti

Sweden’s regulator PTS has revealed more details on two upcoming spectrum auctions, which will assign spectrum for local use in the 3.5 and 26 GHz bands.  Read more...

Japan awards its first commercial licences for local 5G
Apr 14, 2020
by Richard Handford

Japanese manufacturer Fujitsu received the country’s first commercial local 5G licence, with others already following.  Read more...

Malaysia springs a surprise with support for single shared 5G network
Jan 28, 2020
by Richard Handford

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), the country's regulator, caused a stir by proposing a single, shared 5G network, following a consultation that did not mention such an approach.  Read more...

Major Japanese companies show interest in local 5G
Dec 06, 2019
by Richard Handford

The possibility of acquiring their own localised 5G spectrum is attracting the attention of well-known Japanese companies, although not solely from the sector one might expect.  Read more...

Singapore finds another 50 MHz for 5G by cutting size of guard band
Oct 23, 2019
by Richard Handford

Singapore's regulator IMDA has changed its mind on the size of the guard band needed to protect satellite operators in the 3.5 GHz band.  Read more...

Japan licensing plan gives further momentum to local 5G
Sep 02, 2019
by Richard Handford

Japan will be near the forefront of the movement to assign spectrum for use by industry verticals when it makes 28 GHz frequencies available this year.  Read more...

China sets timeline for mmWave bands
Jul 09, 2019
by Richard Handford

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) plans to announce which millimetre wave (mmWave) bands the country will use for 5G by December 2019, with 26 GHz the obvious candidate.  Read more...

Viewpoint: HAPS needs more spectrum from WRC-19
Jun 20, 2019
by H. Sama Nwana

High altitude platforms (HAPS) are crucial for affordable broadband connectivity backhaul, particularly in the developing world, says consultant H. Sama Nwana. Read more...

Singapore eyes 5G network rollout in 2020
May 09, 2019
by Richard Handford

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), Singapore’s regulator, wants to assign the 3.5 GHz, 26 GHz and 28 GHz bands for a 5G launch in 2020, although like other ASEAN countries, it admits there is a problem in freeing up the C-band soon enough.  Read more...