More about "40 GHz"
United States
Aug 04, 2021
by Toby Youell

The world’s biggest economy continues to lead in spectrum policy innovation Read more...

Canada
Aug 04, 2021
by Toby Youell

Canada’s spectrum policy continues to be dominated by keeping up with spectrum assignments in the US and bolstering competition. Its last two auctions have been expensive for operators. Read more...

Japan
Jun 15, 2021
by Richard Handford

The country’s three established operators – NTT Docomo, KDDI and SoftBank – all launched commercial 5G service in March 2020, while newcomer Rakuten Mobile arrived on the scene six months later. Read more...

China
Jun 14, 2021
by Richard Handford

An increase to competition in the mobile market and maximising the rollout speed of 5G are driving China’s spectrum policy Read more...

Google
May 11, 2021
by Dianne Northfield

Google has broad interests in spectrum resources across a range of bands that are predominantly unlicensed. Read more...

Vodafone
Mar 24, 2021
by Dugie Standeford

The Vodafone Group's mission is to "connect for a better future," according to its 2020 annual report. It wants to connect over 250 million people to its next-generation networks by 2025 and is "investing significantly" in network infrastructure and coverage. Vodafone is a key player in the move toward Open… Read more...

AT&T
Mar 18, 2021
by Dugie Standeford

US and Mexican operator AT&T won 80 MHz of C-band spectrum in the 2020 FCC auction and plans to start deploying it by the end of 2021. It remains focused on expanding connectivity, with 5G a key priority. Read more...

Verizon
Mar 17, 2021
by Dugie Standeford

Verizon was the big winner in the 2020 Federal Communications Commission's 3.7 GHz (C-band) auction, boosting its sub-6 GHz holdings by 120 percent. The spectrum will be a "critical component" of its 5G strategy, but the operator is also interested in 6 GHz and 3.45 - 3.55 GHz. Read more...

Vendor Overview (2020)
Mar 16, 2020
by Dianne Northfield

In addition to identifying the importance of sub-1 GHz and mid-band 3.5 GHz spectrum, vendors consider that initial 5G deployments using mmWave spectrum will focus on 26 GHz and 28 GHz, followed by 40 GHz. There is more variance in vendor positions on licensed or license-exempt 5 GHz, 6 GHz… Read more...

Apple (2020)
Mar 05, 2020
by Dianne Northfield

Apple supports policies that facilitate the more effective use of existing spectrum and flexible licensing frameworks, including spectrum sharing, that encourage investment and innovation. Apple is a strong proponent of more balanced spectrum policies that identify and allocate new unlicensed spectrum resources. Read more...