More about "Brazil"
Brazil puts $8.5 billion price tag on 5G spectrum
Jul 21, 2021
by Manuel R. Marti

Brazil’s long-awaited 5G auction should raise at least $8.5 billion if all the available spectrum is sold. Most of the proceeds are expected to be used to improve the country’s digital infrastructure. Read more...

Brazil reveals details of 6 GHz unlicensed approach
Mar 08, 2021
by Manuel R. Marti

Brazil has officially confirmed it will open the entire 6 GHz band for unlicensed use and has unveiled more details of its hybrid approach. Read more...

Brazil revives discussions on TV white spaces
Aug 03, 2020
by Manuel R. Marti

The country’s regulator Anatel recently launched a consultation on the use of television white spaces (TVWS) for rural broadband connectivity.  Read more...

Brazil to open all of 6 GHz band for unlicensed use
Jun 05, 2020
by Manuel R. Marti

Brazil’s regulator Anatel agreed last month to open the entire 6 GHz band (5925—7125 MHz) for unlicensed services. The move could result in Brazil becoming the second country in the world—after the US—to release 6 GHz spectrum for Wi-Fi. Read more...

Brazil to allow spectrum trading and indefinite licences
Nov 07, 2019
by Toby Youell

Brazil has adopted long-awaited legislation that is designed to liberalise its spectrum policy framework, along with other changes to the country's telecoms rules. Read more...

Brazil opposes 28 GHz for 5G
Nov 09, 2017
by Dugie Standeford

Brazilian regulator Anatel has made spectrum available for 5G at 39.5-40 GHz and 2300-2400 MHz and is considering additional bands - but not 28 GHz. Read more...

Brazil’s 3.5 GHz 5G review will focus on LTE-Advanced
Jan 12, 2017
by Kane Mumford

Brazilian regulator Anatel also has to ensure that the technology does not cause interference to the many satellite TV receive-only earth stations in the country. Read more...

Brazil sells just a quarter of regional licences offered to SMEs
Dec 23, 2015
by David Yip

Brazilian regulator Anatel sold just 5,479 out of 20,000 regional spectrum licences made available to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) at the end of last year. Read more...

Brazilian 700 MHz auction fails to live up to expectations
Oct 01, 2014
by Toby Youell

Revenues fell far below the government's targets for the band. Read more...

Brazil’s broadcasters question 700 MHz study
Feb 13, 2014
by Toby Youell

Brazilian broadcasters' association ABERT has questioned the methodology and findings of a GSMA-commissioned report that purports to show that LTE and TV can co-exist in the 700 MHz band. Read more...