More about "1800 MHz"
Belgian regulator presses on with plan to attract new operator
Aug 22, 2018
by Manuel R. Marti

Belgium is planning to hold an auction next year of spectrum for 5G (700, 1400 and 3600 MHz bands) and an auction of spectrum where current licences expire in March 2021 (900, 1800 and 2100 MHz bands). The government has said it wants to encourage a fourth mobile operator to enter the… Read more...

Draft European code says spectrum fees must be “objectively justified”
Jun 29, 2018
by Manuel R. Marti

The recently-agreed European Electronic Communications Code (EECC) tells EU member states to establish "justified" and "balanced" spectrum fees, with the aim of preventing governments from boosting their coffers through high prices.  Read more...

Thai operators still struggling to deal with hangover from 2015 auction
Apr 27, 2018
by Richard Handford

Thai regulator NBTC may have backed away from supporting operators AIS and True Move's appeal for relief from billions of dollars of auction payments, but the fallout from the controversial 2015 contest continues. Concerns have also been raised about the regulator’s design for a forthcoming 1800 MHz auction. Read more...

Ukraine to compensate operators if they lose spectrum in 1800 MHz auction
Jan 16, 2018
by Jaroslaw Adamowski

Ukraine’s telecoms regulator NKRZI is planning to auction spectrum in the 1800 MHz band, including the blocks currently licensed to established operators Kyivstar, Vodafone and Lifecell. Read more...

3GPP Release 15 puts more sub-6 GHz spectrum on the table for 5G
Jan 15, 2018
by Kane Mumford

The 1800 MHz, 2100 MHz and 2600 MHz bands are under revision in CEPT for use with 5G New Radio (5G NR). Commercial deployment is on the way, say vendors. Read more...

Ukraine’s regulator decides on LTE spectrum prices ahead of awards
Aug 24, 2017
by Jaroslaw Adamowski

Ukraine’s telecoms regulator NKRZI is planning to assign spectrum in the 1800 MHz and 2.6 GHz bands, with both award processes due to launch by the end of 2017. Read more...

Polish regulator cancels disputed 2007 auction and plans to re-sell spectrum
Aug 18, 2017
by Jaroslaw Adamowski

Ultimately UKE is expected to re-auction the 1800 MHz licences but the current holders will be allowed to use them in the meantime. However, this is only the latest installment in a lengthy legal battle which is likely to continue as local operators call for a tougher approach. Read more...

EE spectrum boss says there is more room for European cooperation on PPDR standards
Jun 28, 2017
by Kane Mumford

The UK operator's head of regulatory strategy, Inge Hansen, told a conference in Brussels last week that it would be "good to have more European cooperation" on technical standards. Read more...

Four operators succeed in Saudi Arabia’s first spectrum auction
Jun 19, 2017
by Dugie Standeford

The auction of spectrum in the 700 MHz and 1800 MHz bands is part of the country's plan to modernise its communications sector. More spectrum releases are on the horizon, the regulator says. Read more...

Myanmar makes new spectrum award
Jan 17, 2017
by Kane Mumford

An undisclosed amount of spectrum with a 15-year licence term has been sold for $300 million to a large consortium consisting of state interests from Myanmar and Vietnam, as well as 11 local telecoms companies. Read more...