More about "France"
Spectrum auctions are not immune to legal challenges
Jul 25, 2022
by Dugie Standeford

Beauty contests often end up in the courts but auctions don't, so the conventional wisdom goes. But looking more closely we find that legal action over auctions is a fairly frequent occurrence. Read more...

May 24, 2022
by Richard Haas

After successfully completing 5G spectrum auctions, France seeks to better support the development of 5G verticals while also addressing EMF concerns. Read more...

Spectrum for private networks: bands, bandwidths and caps
Apr 26, 2022
by Dianne Northfield

Assignment of spectrum in the 3.3 - 3.8 GHz range dominates private spectrum policy agendas, followed by spectrum in the 26 GHz and 28 GHz ranges. Despite this focus on mid-band and mmWave spectrum, there is wide variance in both spectrum bands and bandwidth amounts allocated for private use across… Read more...

Mar 22, 2022
by Dugie Standeford

French carrier Orange sees its core activity as connectivity via fixed, mobile and international networks. The operator has launched commercial 5G services in six European countries and is preparing for rollout of new 5G standalone networks.  Read more...

France (2021)
Aug 04, 2021
by Toby Youell

France has focused its spectrum policy on supporting rapid and widespread 5G deployments Read more...

Orange (2021)
Mar 24, 2021
by Dugie Standeford

French carrier Orange continues to broaden the reach of its 4G network, with 214 million mobile customers worldwide, according to its 2020 annual report. It has deployed 5G in several countries and is looking ahead to 6G. Read more...

Telefonica (2021)
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...

Final quarter of 2019 sees new spectrum assignments driven by one country, two systems, and three spectrum auctions
Jan 22, 2020
by Toby Youell

The PolicyTracker Spectrum Database includes the world’s first benchmark price for the 4.9 GHz band. Read more...