More about "6 GHz"
Spectrum for High-Altitude Platform Stations
Aug 15, 2022
by Dianne Northfield

The International Telecommunications Union explicitly recognises High-Altitude Platform Stations, or HAPS, as an application of a service and has progressively identified a range of spectrum bands for use by HAPS in the fixed service and by HIBS in the mobile service. WRC-23 is particularly focused on examining new spectrum resources… Read more...

Vendors overview
Jun 26, 2022
by Dianne Northfield

In 2022, communications vendors continue to lobby for licensed spectrum for 5G and indeed, 6G, albeit with nuances in their prioritisation of bands. The greatest divergence of vendor positions is in relation to the licensing status of 6 GHz spectrum. Vendors’ views on dedicated spectrum for IoT/private networks also vary. Read more...

Huawei
Jun 26, 2022
by Dianne Northfield

Huawei considers that 5G requires multiple layers of spectrum to address wide use cases across sub-1 GHz, mid-bands and mmWave frequency ranges. It supports global harmonization of frequency bands and exclusive national licensing as the preferred authorization model. Huawei also identifies the entire 6 GHz band as potential ‘golden capacity’… Read more...

Samsung
Jun 22, 2022
by Dianne Northfield

Samsung identifies a range of mid-band spectrum targets as key for 5G/6G deployments – 2.6 GHz, 3.1-4.2 GHz, 4.4-4.5 GHz and a number of frequency ranges between 7-24 GHz. The company also prioritises the release of high-band mmWave spectrum – 26 GHz, 28 GHz and 37-43.5 GHz – for 5G. Read more...

Amazon
Jun 16, 2022
by Dianne Northfield

Amazon is increasingly active in both the mobile and satellite ecosystems. Notably, it plans to more than double its Kuiper satellite fleet to deliver broadband connectivity around the world. It is also directly positioning itself to provide private 5G, initially using unlicensed 3.5 GHz spectrum in the US. Read more...

United States
May 31, 2022
by Laura Sear

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

Canada
May 31, 2022
by Laura Sear

Canada’s spectrum policy continues to keep up with spectrum regulation in the US. Its last two auctions have been expensive for operators. Read more...

Brazil
May 31, 2022
by Richard Haas

Having finally completed its ambitious 5G auction, Brazilian mobile operators focus on achieving the stringent coverage obligations associated with this new swath of spectrum. Read more...

United Kingdom
May 17, 2022
by Richard Haas

With work still continuing on the assignment of the 26 GHz band, Ofcom's focus turns to improving local licencing regimes while looking ahead to future spectrum management issues, such as terahertz and the increasing popularity of low-earth orbit satellites. Read more...

China
May 15, 2022
by Richard Handford

China wants to release more spectrum to sustain its 5G drive. Read more...