More about "France"
French PMSE users try out blockchain-based spectrum management tool
Jun 08, 2022
by Laura Sear

French spectrum agency ANFR believes blockchain can help coordinate PMSE frequency use during major events without regulators having to do anything. Read more...

France seeks to expand industrial 5G
Mar 17, 2022
by Laura Sear

The French government and the regulator Arcep have invited industrial players to apply for trial spectrum in the 3.8—4.0 GHz band and launched a portal to make it easier for them to use TDD spectrum in the 2.6 GHz band. Read more...

French 5G study shows little or no increase in EMF levels
Feb 03, 2022
by Richard Haas

There is little difference between electromagnetic radiation levels before and after the installation of 5G equipment, according to a new study from French spectrum management agency ANFR. Read more...

New French law obliges telcos to show subscribers their carbon footprint
Jan 24, 2022
by Manuel R. Marti

As of this month, French telcos have to include their subscribers' carbon footprint in their monthly invoices or statements. Read more...

French high court upholds regulator’s award of 3.5 GHz spectrum
Oct 21, 2021
by Dugie Standeford

The decision by the Conseil d'Etat, the country's highest administrative court, rejected demands by environmental protection groups and several citizens to overturn Arcep's assignment of 5G spectrum to four mobile operators. Read more...

Regulators urged to strengthen environmental policies
Jun 18, 2021
by Manuel R. Marti

Sustainability is becoming higher priority, with regulators announcing concrete new measures and the top European mobile operators unveiling a new scoring system for the environmental performance of mobile phones. Read more...

Inmarsat’s broadband on planes doesn’t breach law, EU court rules
May 05, 2021
by Dugie Standeford

Inmarsat's pan-European in-flight mobile broadband service, the European Aviation Network, doesn't violate rules for use of ground components, the European Court of Justice says in a rebuff to a rival satellite company. Read more...

Spectrum access system operator bemoans lack of opportunities in France
Oct 27, 2020
by Dugie Standeford

RED Technologies, founded in France in 2012, offers a spectrum access system (SAS) that operates in TV white spaces and the US Citizens Broadband Radio Service band and is looking to enter the 6 GHz market. The company has found innovative opportunities are lacking in its home country. Read more...

France auctions the 3.5 GHz band for €2.8 billion
Oct 02, 2020
by Manuel R. Marti

France’s unusual 5G auction concluded yesterday, raising close to €2.8 billion from the sale of the 3490—3800 MHz frequency range.  Read more...

5G electromagnetic field is like a Parisian waiter, French study concludes
May 21, 2020
by Toby Youell

French spectrum agency ANFR has concluded that 5G multiple input multiple output (MIMO) systems are safe, partly because they resemble the behaviour of Parisian waiters. Read more...