More about "United Kingdom"
Committee of MPs warns UK unlikely to meet 4G or 5G mobile coverage targets
Jun 13, 2024
by Mirva Villa

An influential committee of MPs issued a report on mobile connectivity in the country before Parliament was dissolved at the end of May. Read more...

UK regulator to free up 3.9 GHz band for 5G FWA
May 23, 2024
by Richard Haas

Ofcom is considering making technical changes to Three’s licence, which it plans to use for 5G fixed wireless access (FWA) services. Read more...

Private 5G proves useful to European broadcasters
Apr 25, 2024
by Laura Sear

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has published a report that provides details of successful trials of private networks for live broadcasting. Also, Intel, Cisco, Orange and the Olympic Broadcasting Service have agreed to host a private 5G network at the Paris Olympic and Paralympic Games this year. Read more...

Ofcom consults again on mmWave auction
Apr 23, 2024
by Laura Sear

The UK regulator has launched another consultation on its auction of spectrum in the 26 and 40 GHz bands. Read more...

Ofcom proposes more 28 GHz spectrum for satellite
Mar 26, 2024
by Laura Sear

The UK regulator is consulting on a proposal to make 560 MHz available in the 27.5—30 GHz band. Read more...

UK mobile operators warn of Vodafone/Three spectrum dominance
Mar 11, 2024
by Richard Haas

If the two operators succeed in their merger, they could control nearly half of all spectrum licensed for mobile use in the UK. Read more...

UK regulator scraps TV white space
Mar 04, 2024
by Richard Haas

Ofcom says the white space device (WSD) authorisation framework is no longer available. Read more...

UK rural network programme is behind schedule, auditors say
Feb 22, 2024
by Mirva Villa

Operators may not be able to meet the coverage targets within the current budget, according to a study by the country's National Audit Office. Read more...

UK regulator to have satellite focus in 2024/25
Jan 26, 2024
by Laura Sear

Ofcom's 2024/25 work programme promises a renewed focus on non-terrestrial satellite policies. Read more...

BT disappointed by UK regulator’s review of annual licence fees
Jan 25, 2024
by Richard Haas

The company’s head of spectrum Chris Cheeseman urged Ofcom to reconsider its approach at a recent event. Read more...