Tag: 1900 MHz
PolicyTracker band profiles have been updated
Apr 29, 2021
by Toby Youell

This week the FCC announced its plan to publish a Public Notice about implementing emission limits agreed at WRC-19 with respect to licences across the 24.25 - 25.25 GHz range. The spectrum was auctioned in Spring 2019, but later that year the World Radiocommunication Conference established much stricter limits than… Read more...

1900 MHz
Apr 13, 2021
by Toby Youell

This Americas-only band is being refarmed from 2G/3G to 4G and 5G; it is better known as the Personal Communication Services (PCS) band Read more...

Australian consultation on Five-year spectrum outlook
Mar 29, 2021
by Toby Youell

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is consulting on its draft Five-year spectrum outlook 2021-26. The document includes its revised plans for the 850/900 MHz band auction, its potential new planning arrangements at 6 GHz and 1880 - 1920 MHz, and simultaneous review of the extended MSS L-Band and… Read more...

América Móvil
Mar 24, 2021
by Dugie Standeford

América Móvil provides telecommunications services in 25 countries in the Americas, Caribbean and Central and Europe. It is building out its networks and preparing them for 5G, which it hopes to launch in some countries in 2021. Read more...

China Mobile
Mar 18, 2021
by Dugie Standeford

Granted a 5G commercial licence in June 2019, China Mobile is now focused on strengthening and updating its existing businesses, exploring new growth areas and adding value to mobile customer services through such things as smart home operations (5G+). As of June 2020, it had 947 million mobile customers, with… Read more...

SoftBank
Mar 18, 2021
by Dugie Standeford

Japanese operator SoftBank's priorities revolve around creating a "world where all things, information and minds are connected." It remains focused on high-altitude platforms for the Internet of Things and 5G, but is also investing in artificial intelligence (AI), augmented and virtual reality, robots and other cutting-edge technologies. Read more...

AT&T
Mar 18, 2021
by Dugie Standeford

US and Mexican operator AT&T won 80 MHz of C-band spectrum in the 2020 FCC auction and plans to start deploying it by the end of 2021. It remains focused on expanding connectivity, with 5G a key priority. Read more...

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...

Verizon
Mar 17, 2021
by Dugie Standeford

Verizon was the big winner in the 2020 Federal Communications Commission's 3.7 GHz (C-band) auction, boosting its sub-6 GHz holdings by 120 percent. The spectrum will be a "critical component" of its 5G strategy, but the operator is also interested in 6 GHz and 3.45 - 3.55 GHz. Read more...

US consultation on spectrum trade
Nov 23, 2020
by Toby Youell

The FCC is accepting comments on a proposed deal between Verizon and Bluegrass Cellular. The deal involves the trade of spectrum in the 600 MHz, 700 MHz, 800 MHz, 1900 MHz, and mmWave bands in parts of Indiana, Kentucky, and Tennessee. Petitions to deny are due on December 10, oppositions… Read more...