More about "Italy"
Italian broadcasters will play for time on 700 MHz clearance
Nov 23, 2016
by Kane Mumford

A source close to Mediaset and Rai said the broadcasters would follow a 3D strategy: delay, delay, delay. Read more...

Italy still doubtful over EU deadline for 700 MHz band
Nov 14, 2016
by Kane Mumford

As Italy's Ministry for Economic Development (MISE) announces 2017 trials of 5G in three as-yet-unamed cities, questions still remain around the 700 MHz band, key to the success of any 5G launch. Read more...

Italy to put an end to cross-border interference at 700 MHz?
Oct 07, 2016
by Kane Mumford

The Italian government has agreed to a November switch-off date for regional broadcasting services that interfere with broadcasters and FM radio services in neighbouring countries. Read more...

Italy sells 40 MHz in L-band for €462 million
Sep 17, 2015
by Toby Youell

The Italian Ministry of Economic Development recently said it had sold the 1452–1492 MHz band for a total of €462 million. Read more...

Licensed shared access trial begins in Italy
Jul 09, 2015
by Toby Youell

Italy's ministry of economic development is hosting an indoor trial of licensed shared access (LSA) in the 2.3 GHz band in Rome. Read more...

Brussels proposes targets to inspire development of 5G
Jul 07, 2015
by Toby Youell

South Korea has the 2018 Winter Olympics, Japan has the 2020 Summer Olympics, but Europe lacks meaningful targets for 5G network deployment. That's according to Thibaut Kleiner, head of the unit in charge of network technologies at DG Connect, which is part of the European Commission. Read more...

Italy could miss Europe’s proposed 700 MHz deadline
Jun 16, 2015
by Toby Youell

Italy may struggle to meet a possible 2022 deadline to make the 700 MHz band available for mobile broadband, according to a representative from its regulator. Read more...

Italy’s neighbours await relief from TV, FM radio interference
Mar 04, 2015
by Dugie Standeford

Italy's failure to comply with ITU Radio Regulations on harmful interference is wreaking havoc with TV broadcast and FM radio signals in neighbouring states, according to the countries affected and the ITU. Read more...

Italy ditches DTT spectrum beauty contest
Apr 26, 2012
by Dugie Standeford

Italy's new government has abandoned plans for a “beauty contest” that would have allocated digital terrestrial TV spectrum solely to broadcasters in favour of an auction. The change is expected to be good for long-neglected mobile operators, but at least one broadcaster is threatening to boycott the auction. Read more...

Italy holds Europe’s most successful 4G auction to date
Oct 10, 2011
by Michael Newlands

Italy’s multi-band spectrum auction exceeded even the government’s most optimistic projections, raising €3.9 billion after a month of bidding. Read more...