More about "Russia"
Russia hopes 26 GHz band can help to plug 5G spectrum gap
Oct 28, 2020
by Manuel R. Marti

Russia has reportedly released spectrum in the 26 GHz band in a bid to make up for a lack of available mid-band spectrum, but it seems mobile operators are not very interested. Read more...

Russia proposes 5G transmission in NATO band
Jul 08, 2019
by Toby Youell

The Russian Federation has proposed removing some of the limits on the use of the 4.9 GHz band by mobile broadband (IMT in the jargon of the ITU Radiocommunication Sector). Read more...

Poland asks for EU help to resolve dispute with Russia over 700 MHz band
Jul 19, 2018
by Jaroslaw Adamowski

Poland’s digital affairs minister Marek Zagórski says Warsaw will seek the European Commission’s support in its ongoing row with Moscow over Russia’s reluctance to release spectrum in the 700 MHz band.  Read more...

Pyeongchang Winter Olympics offer glimpse of 5G’s possibilities
Feb 23, 2018
by Richard Handford

Korean operator KT and vendors Intel and Samsung have been showing off 5G on snow and ice for the past two weeks, but the actual offerings at the event have felt relatively low key. Read more...

Russia has doubts about 700 MHz band OOBE limits
Mar 23, 2015
by Toby Youell

Political agreement on allocating the 700 MHz band was reached at WRC-12, but a new proposal from the Russian Federation would make the use of IMT in the band much more expensive in certain administrations. Read more...

Russian telecoms minister floats possibility of DTT switchoff
Dec 09, 2014
by Toby Youell

Nikolay Nikiforov was speaking at a "high level debate" at ITU Telecom World which had as its theme: "Disrupt or be Disrupted to Make Broadband Universal". Read more...

Russia eyes 1800 MHz tender
Oct 17, 2014
by Jaroslaw Adamowski

Russia’s Ministry of Communications and Mass Media and the country’s State Radio Frequencies Commission (GRFC) have unveiled plans to offer spectrum in the 1800 MHz band. The forthcoming contest is unlikely to take the form of an auction. Read more...

Russia introduces technology neutrality in key bands
Dec 17, 2013
by Toby Youell

Russia's State Commission for Radio Frequencies (SCRF) has decided to introduce the principle of technology neutrality in the 900 MHz, 1700 MHz and 1800 MHz bands in an attempt to boost the development of 3G and 4G in the country. Read more...

Russia changing policy on digital dividend?
Nov 05, 2009
by Michael Newlands

Reports suggest Russia may implement the proposed European mobile sub-band and bring forward the date for digital switchover Read more...

Russia backs speedy addition of TDD and FDD duplex methods to IMT
Feb 03, 2009
by Scott Billquist

The administration of the Russian Federation has proposed updating the International Mobile Telecommunications suite of radio interface technologies to quickly include new duplex methods, according to Yury Trofimov of Russia's Radio Research and Development Institute. Read more...