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Vendors Overview
Jun 03, 2021
by Dianne Northfield

Vendors generally agree that spectrum in the 3 GHz range is prime 5G spectrum, with varying views on the service rules that apply to different 3 GHz sub-bands. There is strong divergence in vendor’s views on the 5925 - 7125 MHz range in terms of its licensing status and technical… Read more...

Ericsson
Jun 03, 2021
by Dianne Northfield

Ericsson supports the proritisation of dedicated licensed spectrum for 5G and other flexible-use services. Ericsson is a proponent of the release of as much spectrum as possible in the 3 GHz range for licensed mobile services and cautions that decisions on unlicensed use of the upper 6 GHz band should… Read more...

Nokia
Jun 03, 2021
by Dianne Northfield

Nokia is a strong, long-time advocate of opening the entire 3.5 GHz range of bands, from 3.3 to 4.2 GHz, for 5G use in the US and elsewhere. Nokia is also advocating for the licensing of a swath of mmWave bands in the widest possible contiguous frequency ranges. It also… Read more...

Samsung
Jun 03, 2021
by Dianne Northfield

In addition to the 3.5 GHz band, Samsung’s priority is on the release of high-band mmWave spectrum – 26 GHz, 28 GHz and 37-43.5 GHz – for 5G. Samsung supports nationwide licensed 3.5 GHz spectrum and sees prospects for local area licensing in the 3.7-4.2 GHz range. For 26 GHz,… Read more...

Qualcomm
Jun 03, 2021
by Dianne Northfield

Qualcomm supports the continued identification of underutilised spectrum for 5G across sub-1 GHz, mid- and high-bands for licensed, unlicensed, and shared use. Qualcomm considers that spectrum should be prioritised for use by 5G cellular technologies, including vertical industry use-cases such as IoT. Qualcomm supports local licensing frameworks only to the… Read more...

Huawei
Jun 03, 2021
by Dianne Northfield

Huawei identifies C-Band spectrum as a priority for 5G deployments with the greatest potential for global harmonization. Huawei considers that the 6 GHz band is essential for sustainable development of 5G in the next 10 years and also favours the licensing of mmWave spectrum for 5G across a range of bands.… Read more...

Intel
Jun 03, 2021
by Dianne Northfield

Intel considers that to enable 5G there is a need to make sufficient spectrum available; including licensed spectrum (in low-band, mid-band and high-band), as well as unlicensed spectrum in the 5 - 6 GHz and 60 GHz ranges. Read more...

Apple
Jun 03, 2021
by Dianne Northfield

Apple supports policies that facilitate the more effective use of existing spectrum and flexible licensing frameworks, including spectrum sharing, that encourage investment and innovation. Apple is a strong proponent of more balanced spectrum policies that bring more licensed and license-exempt spectrum into use. Read more...

Cisco
Jun 02, 2021
by Dianne Northfield

While Cisco supports licensed low-, mid- and high-band spectrum for 5G, its priority is the release of additional unlicensed spectrum in the 5 GHz, 6 GHz and high-band 60/70/80 GHz ranges. Cisco believes that the workhorse of digital networks now and in the future, is license-exempt spectrum, which it considers… Read more...