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OTT players overview
May 19, 2021
by Dianne Northfield

Amazon, Google, Facebook and Microsoft continue to lobby for the opening of mid-band spectrum resources for unlicensed and flexible use, with varying positions on licensing rules for mmWave bands. All four OTT players are positioning, in varying degrees, to move into telecom networks markets as vendors supporting 5G, edge computing… Read more...

Amazon
May 19, 2021
by Dianne Northfield

While Amazon is focused on the unlicensed spectrum on which its devices, services and fulfilment centers rely, it also has interests in drone and autonomous vehicle delivery systems as well as private IoT networks and mobile satellite communications. Read more...

Facebook
May 12, 2021
by Dianne Northfield

Facebook is interested in a broad range of spectrum resources across mid-band and mmWave frequency ranges. It considers that making spectrum accessible to a wide range of use cases will require it to be made available through a balance of unlicensed, lightly licensed, and licensed spectrum allocation regimes. Read more...

Google
May 11, 2021
by Dianne Northfield

Google has broad interests in spectrum resources across a range of bands that are predominantly unlicensed. Read more...

Microsoft
May 11, 2021
by Dianne Northfield

Microsoft sees significant opportunities for the use of license-exempt, lightly licensed, and shared spectrum as part of the 5G ecosystem. Read more...

OTT players have a lot at stake at WRC-23
Apr 29, 2020
by Dianne Northfield

WRC-23 is likely to be more important for OTT players than any previous WRC in terms of protecting and expanding their interests in license-exempt spectrum. Facebook, Google and Microsoft are focused on unlicensed spectrum and the three will not favour IMT identifications across a range of mid-band frequency ranges that… Read more...

OTT players overview (2020)
Apr 09, 2020
by PolicyTracker

OTT players depend on cheap and ubiquitous broadband access. They promote this by campaigning for unlicensed spectrum, sharing and innovative technologies which stimulate competition or connect the developing world. Read more...

OTT players: a spectrum policy overview (September 2019)
Jan 22, 2020
by PolicyTracker

OTT players depend on cheap and ubiquitous broadband access. They promote this by campaigning for unlicensed spectrum, sharing and innovative technologies which stimulate competition or connect the developing world. Read more...