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United Kingdom
Jul 28, 2021
by Manuel R. Marti

Auction procedures have been used in the UK to assign all 5G pioneer bands – with the exception of 26 GHz which remains unassigned– but spectrum sharing and local licensing dominate much of the regulator’s current and future agenda. 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...

Update on 7/8 GHz sharing
Jan 05, 2021
by Dianne Northfield

Although the 2019 World Radio Conference did not decide to study 7 GHz and 8 GHz spectrum for identification for IMT (mobile broadband) services, the mobile industry continues to lobby for shared access to the 7125 - 7750 MHz and 7750 - 8500 MHz ranges, or parts thereof. Read more...

United Kingdom (2020)
Dec 09, 2019
by Manuel R. Marti

While no major spectrum auctions have taken place during the last twelve months, UK’s regulator Ofcom has made available a significant amount of frequencies through various methods like spectrum sharing or licensed-exempt regimes. Read more...

United Kingdom (2019)
Jan 03, 2019
by Jonathan Watson

UK regulator Ofcom and the UK's four mobile network operators are actively preparing for the 5G era. Despite a series of legal challenges, Ofcom has now auctioned the 2.3 and 3.4 GHz bands. The 700 MHz band is due to be auctioned (lawyers permitting) by 2020. Read more...

United Kingdom
Sep 27, 2017
by Jonathan Watson

UK regulator Ofcom and the UK's four mobile network operators are actively preparing for the 5G era. However, Ofcom's plan to auction the 2.3 and 3.4 GHz bands could be held up by legal action. The 700 MHz band is due to be auctioned (lawyers permitting) by 2020. Read more...

United Kingdom
Feb 27, 2017
by Jonathan Watson

As the European Commission blocked Three's attempt to acquire O2, the UK remains a four-operator market for now. Everything Everywhere (EE) holds the most spectrum, but the 2.3 and 3.4 GHz bands are due to be auctioned soon. The 700 MHz band is due to follow by 2020. Read more...