More about "Germany"
Private 5G: a wide range of spectrum options
Sep 29, 2021
by Manuel R. Marti

The regulatory landscape for 5G verticals remains highly fragmented. There are a wide range of  spectrum access options to meet the vertical sectors’ requirements, but two bands – 3.8 - 4.2 GHz and 26/28 GHz – are emerging as the most popular choices for private networks. Read more...

Jul 28, 2021
by Jaroslaw Adamowski

Germany completed an auction of spectrum for 5G in June 2019, generating more than €6.5 billion, and the country's regulator is currently considering to provide local players with expanded access to the 3.7 - 3.8 GHz band to enhance the technology’s roll-out. Read more...

Deutsche Telekom
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...

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...

Wide national policy divergence for 5G vertical spectrum
Jun 29, 2020
by Manuel R. Marti

Vertical industries seeking to gain 5G connectivity are facing a complex and disparate international policy environment. Approaches range from no specific spectrum for verticals; to Germany’s reserved frequencies; the UK’s embrace of sharing; and the CBRS system in the USA.  Read more...

Spectrum auctions are not immune to legal challenges
May 01, 2020
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...

5G healthcare: promising, but many hurdles to clear
Jan 15, 2020
by Dugie Standeford

Healthcare may be a promising business case for 5G services, but many issues must be addressed first, including what spectrum will be needed, who will use it and what applications will add value. Read more...

Deutsche Telekom (2020)
Jan 06, 2020
by Dugie Standeford

Deutsche Telekom's spectrum focus continues to be 5G, with auction gains in Germany and the U.S., and final approval for US subsidiary T-Mobile's merger with rival Sprint.  5G "will revolutionize digitization," opening the path to the Internet of Things and autonomous driving, but not unless Europe changes its spectrum policy,… Read more...