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European agency harmonises 40 GHz spectrum
Jan 24, 2023 by Laura Sear

Europe's Electronic Communications Committee (ECC) has set out the technical conditions for 5G in the 40.5—43.5 GHz band. Following the European Commission's request, the committee developed the least restrictive harmonised technical conditions suitable for 5G systems for the bands.

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Uruguay’s divisive 3.6 GHz auction plans
Jan 24, 2023 by Mirva Villa

Plans have been set in motion to auction a total of 300 MHz of frequencies in the 3.6 GHz band, but one operator and a senior regulatory official have criticised the details of the tender.

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Thailand completes satellite slot auction
Jan 23, 2023 by Richard Handford

The Thai regulator NBTC sold three out of five satellite orbital slots on offer, raising THB 806.5 million ($24 million), as part of a transition from a concession system to a licensing regime.

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Starlink to use E-band spectrum for its second-generation satellites
Jan 20, 2023 by Richard Haas

New regulatory filings reveal that the company is hoping to use the 71—76 GHz and 81—86 GHz bands, which are not yet being used for commercial services.

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