More about "600 MHz"
Deutsche Telekom
Mar 23, 2022
by Dugie Standeford

Deutsche Telekom has shifted from its goal of being the "leading European telco" to being the "leading Digital telc0." Following its merger in 2020 with rival Sprint, US subsidiary T-Mobile US last year became the number two mobile operator in the US market, positioned between Verizon and AT&T. Both companies… Read more...

Reliance Jio
Mar 23, 2022
by Dugie Standeford

Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. is one of many businesses of Reliance Industries Limited, which bills itself as the largest private sector corporation in India. It is the market leader in mobile communications, with 421 million subscribers as of 31 December 2021. It is a proponent of making all potential IMT/5G… Read more...

WRC-23 Part 2 – status of regional positions on IMT and mobile-related items
Mar 02, 2022
by Dianne Northfield

WRC-23 will consider mobile use of a range of mid- and low-frequency ranges. Regional organisations are beginning to shape their positions on these items to the extent that points of contention and consensus are emerging. High priority items are IMT use of the 3.3-3.8 GHz and 6 GHz ranges, mobile… Read more...

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...

Brazil
Jul 17, 2021
by Toby Youell

South America’s largest economy took a long break from spectrum auctions after its 700 MHz band award in 2014. Read more...

Greenfield Open RAN deployments take shape
May 04, 2021
by Dianne Northfield

Support for Open RAN and its ecosystem has grown significantly over the last year. 2021 stands as a critical juncture for Open RAN as the achievements of Japan’s Rakuten Mobile’s commercial deployments are closely monitored and as new open RAN-based networks are launched. This Research Note examines Open RAN implementations… Read more...

AT&T (2021)
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...

Deutsche Telekom (2021)
Mar 18, 2021
by Dugie Standeford

Deutsche Telekom's long-stated goal has been to be the "leading European telco," an aim not only achieved but surpassed despite the "difficult market environment and the negative impact of coronavirus," management board chairman Tim Höttges claimed in the company's 2020 annual report. And, following its merger with Sprint, US subsidiary… Read more...

Incentive auctions: for US use only?
Apr 27, 2020
by Dugie Standeford

Incentive auctions, in which spectrum holders are encouraged to relinquish their frequencies in return for a share of the proceeds, are at this point unique to the United States. Read more...