More about "2.6 GHz"
Deutsche Telekom
Mar 18, 2021
by Dugie Standeford

Deutsche Telekom's long-stated goal has been to be the "leading European telco," an aim not only achieved but surpassed despite the "difficult market environment and the negative impact of coronavirus," management board chairman Tim Höttges claimed in the company's 2020 annual report. And, following its merger with Sprint, US subsidiary… Read more...

Jan 28, 2021
by Jaroslaw Adamowski

Poland’s regulator UKE is aiming to auction 5G spectrum this year after its previous attempt was canceled in 2020. But the rollout could be delayed by the lagging legislative work on amending the law on the National Cyber-Security System, inefficient cooperation with industry players, and lack of understanding with neighbouring… Read more...

An introduction to spectrum refarming
Jul 01, 2020
by Catherine Viola

Why do operators want to repurpose their spectrum?  What policies and technologies underpin spectrum refarming? Which are the crucial 2G and 3G bands? Read more...

Final quarter of 2019 sees new spectrum assignments driven by one country, two systems, and three spectrum auctions
Jan 22, 2020
by Toby Youell

The PolicyTracker Spectrum Database includes the world’s first benchmark price for the 4.9 GHz band. Read more...

India (2020)
Dec 09, 2019
by Richard Handford

The Modi government is intent on modernising spectrum policy but its attempts to reduce reserve prices in the upcoming mega-auction are meeting heavy resistance. Read more...

Orange 2020
Dec 07, 2019
by Dugie Standeford

French carrier Orange's 4G reach makes it the leading operator in terms of customers in "seven of our eight operating countries in Europe," with 207 million mobile customers worldwide, according to its 2018 annual report. It aims to maintain that same position with its 5G network, building on its 2015… Read more...

América Móvil 2020
Dec 05, 2019
by Dugie Standeford

América Móvil provides telecommunications services in 25 countries in the Americas, Caribbean and Central and Eastern Europe. It wants to boost its position in integrated telecoms services in Latin America and the Caribbean while growing its subscriber base in other parts of the world. The company is building out its… Read more...

Russia 2020
Nov 26, 2019
by Jaroslaw Adamowski

The Russian authorities are aiming to release 5G spectrum, but the country’s leading mobile operators are yet to agree on whether to establish a joint venture to develop the necessary infrastructure. The outcome of their negotiations will most likely define the mode of spectrum distribution that will be adopted by… Read more...

Italy (2020)
Feb 06, 2019
by Dianne Northfield

Italy has completed a multi-band auction in low-, mid- and high-frequency bands, 700 MHz, 3.6-3.8 MHz and 26 GHz, and has become the first nation in Europe to assign and define rules for the use of spectrum in all three pioneer 5G spectrum bands. Read more...

Reliance Jio Infocomm – the one-off that can be repeated
Jan 29, 2019
by Richard Handford

The Indian operator is frequently name-checked as a model for successfully breaking into a mobile market with its straight-to-4G, data-only strategy. But Reliance Jio Infocomm looks like a one-off: finding another visionary, billionaire backer like Mukesh Ambani, willing to invest a significant chunk of his capital in spectrum and infrastructure… Read more...