More about "L-Band"
Ligado sues US for unlawful spectrum “taking”
Oct 17, 2023
by Dugie Standeford

Ligado Networks, which is attempting to build a low-power terrestrial 5G network in L-band spectrum, claims the US government has violated its rights to the spectrum and is seeking $39 billion. Read more...

Is L-band auction momentum finally building?
Sep 19, 2023
by Jaroslaw Adamowski

Lithuania’s regulator RRT has launched a public consultation on the 1452—1492 MHz band, a step towards joining a group of states that have auctioned L-band spectrum. Poland and Greece could be next. Read more...

The top Region 2 spectrum stories of 2022
Dec 29, 2022
by Dugie Standeford

This year's top spectrum news in ITU region 2 featured thawing relations between the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, and the FCC's well-received proposal to create a space bureau. On the other hand, interference squabbles such as those over claimed C-band and GPS interference… Read more...

NASA’s lunar spectrum plan for Artemis missions
Dec 12, 2022
by Laura Sear

PolicyTracker spoke to NASA's lunar spectrum manager Catherine Sham about the challenges of wirelessly communicating data from lunar missions such as Artemis I. Read more...

Romanian 5G auction falls short of expectations
Nov 17, 2022
by Mirva Villa

Revenue from the multiband auction was nowhere near the expected €700 million, with the country's fourth operator choosing not to take part. Read more...

Mexico may award over 200 MHz of low and mid-band frequencies
Oct 27, 2022
by Mirva Villa

Mexico's telecoms regulator IFT is considering auctioning around 200 MHz of low and mid-band spectrum in 2023. Read more...

US lawmakers urge regulator to reverse Ligado spectrum decision
Aug 31, 2022
by Dugie Standeford

As Ligado prepares to launch operations in the 1526–1536 MHz band, a group of US senators is pressuring the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to reconsider its decision to award the company a licence. Read more...

Romanian regulator eyes €693m from 5G spectrum auction 
Jul 28, 2022
by Jaroslaw Adamowski

As Bucharest prepares to launch its next spectrum auction, the disappointing financial performance of the previous procedure looms over the regulator’s efforts.  Read more...

US regulator approves Ligado’s request for L-band spectrum despite continuing opposition
Apr 22, 2020
by Dugie Standeford

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has approved Ligado Networks' application to roll out a low-power terrestrial network in the L-band to support 5G and Internet of Things (IoT) services.  Read more...

US regulator said to be preparing to grant Ligado spectrum for terrestrial wireless network
Nov 13, 2019
by Dugie Standeford

The saga of Ligado Networks' attempt to secure rights to 40 MHz of spectrum for a terrestrial wireless network may be edging to a conclusion.  Read more...