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German alliance seeks to protect UHF frequencies for broadcasting
Oct 27, 2021
by Dugie Standeford

The newly launched Alliance for Broadcasting and Cultural Frequencies is campaigning to keep the 470—694 MHz band away from mobile operators, the military and the security services. Read more...

Alliance promotes mission-critical use of 450 MHz
Aug 25, 2021
by Dugie Standeford

Once considered a pioneer mobile band, 450 MHz is attracting growing attention as a band for mission-critical next-generation communications for utilities, governments and other uses, but the UK utility sector is seeking access to different frequencies for next-generation operations. Read more...

Germany considers giving MNOs access to 3.7—3.8 GHz verticals band
Jul 28, 2021
by Dugie Standeford

German regulator BNetzA is mulling whether to expand access to the 3.7—3.8 GHz band, now used for industry campus networks, to mobile network operators (MNOs) and other users. If this goes ahead, the band will join the 26 GHz band (24.25—27.5 GHz) in offering verticals and MNOs greater access to… Read more...

Largest telecoms players set their sights on 6G
May 13, 2021
by Manuel R. Marti

The world’s biggest players in telecoms are attempting to find a common vision for 6G with several key events already taking place this year.  Read more...

26 GHz heralds likely return of the administrative assignment
Feb 17, 2021
by Manuel R. Marti

Lack of demand and uncertainty regarding the business case are prompting regulators in the UK and Ireland and other countries to contemplate an administrative assignment for the release of the 26 GHz band. Read more...

Battles over mid-band spectrum continue in Europe
Feb 06, 2020
by Manuel R. Marti

A long-running row over 5G spectrum intensified last week when the mobile and industrial sector clashed again over access to the 3.5 GHz band.  Read more...

Bosch seeks private 5G licences in Germany
Dec 06, 2019
by Dugie Standeford

"5G local area networks are the way forward," German firm Bosch said in announcing that it has applied to the regulator BNetzA for newly created private spectrum licences. Two other companies have already won licences.  Read more...

Germany mulls fee increases for 5G verticals
Oct 28, 2019
by Manuel R. Marti

The German government has revealed its plans to increase spectrum fees for industry-owned networks.  Read more...

Germany pledges to improve mobile coverage with new strategy
Sep 12, 2019
by Manuel R. Marti

The German ministry for transport and digital infrastructure is to introduce measures to accelerate 4G and 5G rollout, including fines of up to €1 million for operators whose progress is judged to be too slow.  Read more...

German regional parliament calls for DAB+ funding to end
Jul 17, 2019
by Dugie Standeford

The parliament of Lower Saxony in Germany has passed a resolution urging the regional government to cut funding for DAB+ digital radio.  Read more...