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First spectrum trade shows value of new policy says leading expert
Feb 20, 2006
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Professor Martin Cave, widely regarded as the founding father of spectrum trading in the UK has welcomed a ground breaking agreement between two companies to transfer their fixed wireless access licences. Read more...

Prime mobile spectrum to be auctioned in UK
Feb 17, 2006
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Ofcom, the unitary regulator set up in 2003, has announced its first spectrum auction. Read more...

UWB standards torch passes to WiMedia Alliance
Feb 16, 2006
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After the collapse of the IEEE’s efforts the WiMedia camp is now hoping that its non-proprietary approach will win the standards race. Read more...

Spot markets: a quantum leap in spectrum efficiency?
Feb 02, 2006
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The technology is already here to establish an exchange where frequencies are bought by the minute says former FCC senior technical officer Michael Marcus. He argues that these can even work in public safety bands. Read more...

Broadcasters attack Commission’s spectrum trading plans
Feb 01, 2006
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The depth of broadcasters’ opposition to the introduction of trading in the radio and TV bands is becoming clear. Are the proposals of little practical use or is this the natural reaction of incumbents when exposed to market competition? Read more...

Business mobile radio users fear RRC-06 could cost them billions
Jan 30, 2006
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While policy makers plan for the introduction of Europe-wide digital broadcasting services in VHF band III UK mobile radio users say this could cause interference and require massive infrastructure investment. Read more...

Guatemala: spectrum trading pioneer starts to see the drawbacks
Jan 26, 2006
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Spectrum liberalisation has certainly helped invigorate the country’s telecoms market but it has created problems like spectrum hoarding and left the broadcasting market vulnerable to new political pressures. Read more...

OECD expected to point up anti-competitive dangers of unlicensed WiMAX
Jan 25, 2006
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The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development is due to sound a warning over the potential for providers of unlicensed WiMAX networks to effectively monopolise broadband access in certain areas. Read more...

Will vital services fall through the net?
Jan 23, 2006
by Website author

Utility companies fear that the introduction of trading in the mobile bands could squeeze out those emergency services where a guaranteed connection is essential. Read more...

Austria keeps spectrum reform top of the European priority list
Jan 20, 2006
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Austria, which now holds the EU presidency, is to press ahead with the spectrum reform agenda pursued by the UK. Read more...

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