More about "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...

Mar 18, 2021
by Dugie Standeford

Telefonica Group is upgrading its 4G and 5G networks and continues to add to its spectrum portfolio. A key focus now is Open RAN networks for 5G deployment. Read more...

The unravelling story of Huawei equipment bans
Jan 21, 2021
by Dianne Northfield

While led by the US, many nations in Europe, and to a lesser degree the Asia Pacific, have moved to ban equipment from Huawei and ZTE. Many of these actions fall short of outright bans, although measures such as strict security requirements and increased government intervention powers effectively constitute de… Read more...

International sanctions against Huawei
Jan 21, 2021
by PolicyTracker

This table shows the actions taken against Huawei in 40 countries. Read more...

Brazil (2020)
Dec 09, 2019
by Toby Youell

After a five-year break, Latin America’s largest economy is preparing for a major auction of several bands usable for 5G in Q1 2020. Read more...

Brazil (2019)
Jan 04, 2019
by Jonathan Watson

Brazil is still planning to award spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band for 5G and to award the 700 MHz spectrum that was left unsold after an auction in 2014. It does not support the use of the 28 GHz band for 5G. Read more...

Brazil: population density map and data
Dec 27, 2018
by Chetan Chauhan-Sims

Less than 1% of the land mass is inhabited by over 70% of the population. Half of the land mass (over 4 million km2) is 'almost uninhabited' and contains many areas with no households (shown in grey); these areas are inhabited by just 1% of the population. Read more...

Oct 12, 2017
by Jonathan Watson

The Brazilian regulator is one of many worldwide to have launched a consultation on using the 3.5 GHz band for 5G. However, it intends to focus on LTE-A in the band first. The regulator has also said that 5G auctions will be held after 2020, once global terms on bandwidth… Read more...

Telefonica Group (2017 entry)
Aug 29, 2017
by Dugie Standeford

Telefonica is focused on building out its LTE network alongside extensive development and testing of 5G technologies. It is one of several key operators pressing the European Union for longer spectrum licence terms and more predictable licensing conditions. Read more...

Telefonica Group 2016
Feb 24, 2017
by Dugie Standeford

The global Spanish operator calls for better licensing conditions and more consistency in assignment procedures. It is engaged in 5G development activities but is less vocal on the subject than some other operators. Read more...