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South Korean operator plans to rollout 5G earlier than expected
Dec 11, 2017
by Cyrus Yau

After conducting a series of successful demonstrations of relay technologies for 5G, SK Telecom has started to accelerate its efforts to roll out a 5G service in South Korea earlier than expected. Read more...

5G Americas says 3GPP-set tuning ranges will assist global harmonisation
Nov 17, 2017
by Kane Mumford

"Tuning range" solutions, in which adjacent or nearly adjacent bands can be considered harmonised if equipment can be reconfigured to operate over multiple bands, are capable of generating the same benefits as harmonised spectrum allocations, says the mobile industry body. Read more...

Deutsche Telekom not yet clear on cost of 3.4-3.8 GHz 5G networks
Oct 12, 2017
by Kane Mumford

Further trials in the 3.7 GHz band in Germany are on the way, says chief technology and innovation officer Claudia Nemat. Read more...

Nokia expects early 5G deployment outside Europe
Aug 02, 2017
by Kane Mumford

Nokia’s chief executive Rajeev Suri said on the company’s quarterly earnings call earlier this week that “lead customers in both the United States and China” would deploy sooner than the 2020 date the company had previously expected. Read more...

Massive machine-type communications left out of 5G new radio ITU specifications
Jun 05, 2017
by Kane Mumford

Narrow band-IoT (NB-IoT) will feature in a separate radio interface technology (RIT) proposal from 3GPP for the eventual ITU 5G standard. Read more...

Analysts highlight gap between 5G spending projections and reality
May 24, 2017
by Kane Mumford

Following predictions for how much revenue 5G would generate, researchers have been assessing mobile operators’ capital expenditure. Read more...

800 mobile operators support 26 GHz for WRC-19 harmonisation
May 16, 2017
by Kane Mumford

The GSMA’s operator members are supporting the European position that 26 GHz should be the mmWave band used for 5G services globally. 28 GHz, under study in the US and South Korea, is unequivocally off the table, according to the European administrations' group CEPT. Read more...

Vodafone wants Australian government to review 3.4 GHz band
May 02, 2017
by Kane Mumford

Vodafone Australia has called for the country’s National Broadband Network (NBN Co) to work with the mobile sector and share the 3.4 GHz spectrum that is critical to the rollout of 5G. However, the operator did not show any interest in the band when it was assigned in 2011. Read more...

US incentive auction produces big winners and big questions
Apr 19, 2017
by Dugie Standeford

As the US regulator unveils the results of the 600 MHz auction, it remains to be seen what one of the big winners, Dish, will do with its large spectrum holding, and how well TV channels will fare in the repacking process. Read more...

US “spectrum pipeline” needed to fuel future wireless services
Apr 06, 2017
by Dugie Standeford

Several connectivity bills introduced in earlier congressional hearings are back in play as the US House of Representatives calls for more licensed, unlicensed, shared and government spectrum for the "21st Century wireless economy". Read more...