More about "2.6 GHz"
Indonesia eases spectrum shortage with 2.3 GHz sale
Dec 21, 2020
by Richard Handford

Indonesia completed its first spectrum auction in over three years, but some might say that the recent dissolution of the country's regulator is a more significant development. Read more...

Ofcom approves what could be first voluntary mobile spectrum trade in Europe
Nov 13, 2020
by Dugie Standeford

UK regulator Ofcom has approved a trade of unpaired 2.6 GHz spectrum from mobile operator EE to Telefonica (O2). The voluntary transfer could be the first of its kind in Europe. Read more...

Were uneven Israeli 5G auction prices due to CCA format?
Oct 12, 2020
by Dugie Standeford

It's not clear why the prices in Israel's 700 MHz, 2.6 GHz and 3.5 GHz auction were noticeably asymmetric, but it could be due to the differing values of spectrum lots or the use of the combinatorial clock auction (CCA) format. Read more...

South African operators push for cheaper spectrum for 5G
Aug 25, 2020
by Dugie Standeford

High spectrum prices and slow migration to digital broadcasting may slow the rollout of 5G networks in South Africa, mobile operators say. Read more...

South African regulator claims it’s about to start long-awaited spectrum auction process
Jul 07, 2020
by Dugie Standeford

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) said it's preparing to publish invitations to bid for spectrum for a wholesale open access network and mobile services. Read more...

Citymesh bids to become Belgium’s fourth mobile operator
Jun 17, 2020
by Manuel R. Marti

An enterprise network provider has launched an attempt to become Belgium's fourth mobile operator by acquiring spectrum in the 2.6 GHz band to add to its holdings in the 3.5 GHz band. Read more...

Malaysia surprises again with U-turn on 700 MHz licences
Jun 15, 2020
by Richard Handford

The Malaysian government cancelled the award of five 5G licences in the 700 MHz band, just three weeks after announcing the winners. Read more...

South African regulator gets 35 requests for temporary mobile spectrum
Apr 16, 2020
by Dugie Standeford

South Africa, which has struggled to award spectrum in the 700 MHz, 800 MHz, 2.3 GHz, 2.6 GHz and 3.5 GHz bands, has now made it available on a temporary basis in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more...

Japan awards its first commercial licences for local 5G
Apr 14, 2020
by Richard Handford

Japanese manufacturer Fujitsu received the country’s first commercial local 5G licence, with others already following.  Read more...

Hungary sells 5G spectrum in three bands for €362.3m
Apr 09, 2020
by Jaroslaw Adamowski

Hungarian regulator NMHH has assigned three licences for 5G spectrum in the 700 MHz, 2.1 GHz and 3.6 GHz bands to Magyar Telekom, Telenor and Vodafone.  Read more...