More about "L-Band"
Qualcomm’s UK L-band sale is Europe’s largest spectrum trade
Aug 27, 2015
by Toby Youell

Company reported to have made £91M profit from the deal, which Ofcom is reviewing before deciding whether to make a competition investigation. Read more...

Global divisions on mobile in C-band revealed in WRC-15 preparatory meetings
Aug 05, 2015
by Toby Youell

Europe's C-Band proposals are being opposed by the Asian regional grouping and have yet to win the backing of the African nations. However, there is emerging global support for an IMT identification in L-band. Read more...

Europe formally agrees to oppose IMT identification for UHF spectrum below 700 MHz band
Jun 24, 2015
by Toby Youell

European administrations have agreed to oppose adding a series of key bands to the list of those allocated to mobile and identified for IMT at this year’s World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-15). Read more...

German multiband auction raises €5.1 billion
Jun 22, 2015
by Toby Youell

The German regulator, Bundesnetzagentur, raised €5.1 billion in its auction of the 700 MHz band, the GSM bands (900 MHz and 1800 MHz) and the L-band (1452–1492 MHz). Read more...

Qualcomm to sell its UK L-band licence
Jun 04, 2015
by Toby Youell

Chipset designer Qualcomm has told PolicyTracker it will trade its L-band holding (1452–1492 MHz) following EU-level harmonisation of the band for supplemental downlink (SDL) and UK regulator Ofcom's decision to vary Qualcomm's licence to allow the band to be used for SDL. Read more...

L-band to become available for Supplemental Mobile Downlink across Europe
May 29, 2015
by Toby Youell

The UK is the first Member State to comply after the European Commission ruled that all states must make 1452 – 1492 MHz available within 6 months. Read more...

Ofcom’s proposed new L-band rules may help allay UK competition concerns
Apr 16, 2015
by Toby Youell

Planned consolidation in the UK telecoms industry has led Ofcom to propose additional limits on the L-band (1452–1492 MHz) to prevent spectrum being traded without prior approval from the regulator. A consultation on the proposals lasts until 8 May. Read more...

Mobile’s most coveted spectrum bands pass hurdle for WRC-15 identification
Aug 07, 2014
by Toby Youell

Reports on 19 candidate frequency bands for IMT have been concluded by the ITU-R's Joint Task Group. Read more...

Report urges Middle East and North Africa to use 1.4 GHz for supplemental downlink
Dec 21, 2012
by Dugie Standeford

Middle Eastern and North African countries could see economic benefits of up to $26 billion if they use the 1.4 GHz band for a supplemental downlink for mobile broadband, according to a new study from Plum Consulting. Read more...

June 2008 printed issue available for download
Jun 03, 2008
by Website author

This month we reflect on the significance of Europe's first major spectrum auctions this year: 2.6GHz in Sweden and L-band in the UK. Read more...