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COVID-19 hits the spectrum world
Mar 23, 2020 by Richard Handford

While the pandemic has unsurprisingly delayed a range of activities from France’s 5G auction to meetings of the ITU, many countries see spectrum as a key element of their response to an unprecedented situation. 

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New Arab spectrum working group to tackle technical harmonisation issues
Mar 20, 2020 by Dugie Standeford

The Arab Spectrum Management Group (ASMG) has launched a new working group to consider how to harmonise spectrum-related technical issues. Initial work is expected to focus on channelling plans for the 600 MHz and 2.6 GHz bands. 

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Myanmar wants to double frequencies for 4G and 5G in two years
Mar 19, 2020 by Richard Handford

Myanmar aims to have released as much IMT spectrum by the end of 2021 as Japan and South Korea, its government said in a white paper. 

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Ofcom details 5G auction rules with no coverage obligations
Mar 17, 2020 by Manuel R. Marti

UK regulator Ofcom has unveiled the rules for its upcoming spectrum auction, which will sell 80 MHz of spectrum in the 700 MHz band along with the 120 MHz left in the 3.6—3.8 GHz band. 

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