More about "600 MHz"
Colombia plans 3.5 GHz auction and 600 MHz transition
Apr 26, 2022
by Laura Sear

Colombia aims to improve mobile coverage by auctioning the 3.5 GHz band and drafting a long-term transition plan to open up the 600 MHz band for mobile use. Read more...

PMSE usage increases as WRC-23 prepares to review UHF in Region 1
Apr 13, 2022
by Laura Sear

At WRC-23, the mobile industry will highlight the coverage benefits of mobile in the UHF band but one recent study suggests demand is increasing in Europe for PMSE spectrum—most of which is in this band. And PMSE users say the use of the 600 MHz band for mobile in the… Read more...

APT approves new 600 MHz band plan
Apr 12, 2022
by Richard Handford

The India-backed plan, which opens up 2 x 40 MHz of low-band spectrum for 4G and 5G, has the potential for wider adoption across Asia. Read more...

Hong Kong’s multiband auction raises $241 million
Nov 02, 2021
by Richard Handford

Hong Kong staged Asia’s first-ever auction of spectrum in the 600 MHz band but all the bidding action was in four other spectrum bands, particularly 2.5/2.6 GHz. Read more...

New band plan proposed for 600 MHz in Asia-Pacific
Sep 30, 2021
by Richard Handford

The ITU-APT Foundation of India (IAFI) submitted a new band plan for 4G/5G in the 600 MHz band to the most recent meeting of the APT Wireless Group (AWG). Read more...

Saudi Arabia prepares for major multi-band auction
Jun 09, 2021
by Manuel R. Marti

The country’s regulator CITC has proposed auctioning the 600 MHz band, 700 MHz frequencies, 1980—2010/2170—2200 MHz and 3.8—4 GHz all in one go in December 2021.  Read more...

Australia considers future of 600 MHz band
Aug 10, 2020
by Richard Handford

The prospect of a digital dividend from the 600 MHz band is at an early stage, although politicians are reportedly pushing for greater spectrum efficiency from TV broadcasters who are in turn highlighting potential disruption from changes to the band. Read more...

US spends $2.75 billion to meet 600 MHz migration deadline
Aug 05, 2020
by Toby Youell

One of the final elements of the USA’s complex 2017 auction of the 600 MHz band, the $2.75 billion repacking of remaining terrestrial broadcasters, has almost been resolved. Read more...

New Arab spectrum working group to tackle technical harmonisation issues
Mar 20, 2020
by Dugie Standeford

The Arab Spectrum Management Group (ASMG) has launched a new working group to consider how to harmonise spectrum-related technical issues. Initial work is expected to focus on channelling plans for the 600 MHz and 2.6 GHz bands.  Read more...

Indian mobile industry wary of expensive spectrum for 5G
Apr 17, 2019
by Toby Youell

Rajan Mathews, director general of the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), has told PolicyTracker that the national regulator’s reserve prices for an upcoming multiband spectrum auction are “presently unviable”. Read more...