Tag: Amazon
Canada joins growing list of countries taking unlicensed approach to 6 GHz
May 27, 2021
by Toby Youell

The Canadian government has announced its decision to make available 1200 MHz of 6 GHz spectrum for unlicensed services, joining the US, Brazil, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Costa Rica and Peru who have adopted the same policy. It is a major accomplishment for advocates of unlicensed spectrum, chief among them being the OTT… Read more...

What does Big Tech want with spectrum?
May 19, 2021
by Toby Youell

Governments around the world are becoming more and more wary of Big Tech. Even the Government in their home country, the United States, is considering sweeping anti-trust rules that could even see some of them broken up. Different stakeholders attack Big Tech for different things, but one aspect of technology… Read more...

OTT players overview
May 19, 2021
by Dianne Northfield

Amazon, Google, Facebook and Microsoft continue to lobby for the opening of mid-band spectrum resources for unlicensed and flexible use, with varying positions on licensing rules for mmWave bands. All four OTT players are positioning, in varying degrees, to move into telecom networks markets as vendors supporting 5G, edge computing… Read more...

Amazon
May 19, 2021
by Dianne Northfield

While Amazon is focused on the unlicensed spectrum on which its devices, services and fulfilment centers rely, it also has interests in drone and autonomous vehicle delivery systems as well as private IoT networks and mobile satellite communications. Read more...

Why the LEO sector is behaving like it’s business as usual
Sep 24, 2020
by Richard Handford

Fears about the global economy are at a ten-year high but the new generation of satellites is bucking the trend, as shown in the latest edition of the PolicyTracker LEO satellite tracker. Read more...

Vendor positioning for WRC-23
Apr 29, 2020
by Dianne Northfield

The Wi-Fi and cellular industries are set to clash again at WRC-23 with the main battle over licensed and unlicensed mid-band spectrum. Read more...

Apple and Amazon stake claim to a wide range of spectrum resources

Amazon and Apple may both be more recent arrivals on the spectrum policy stage but their priorities are quite different as our two new Research Notes explain. Amazon is focussed on the unlicensed spectrum on which its devices, services and fulfilment centres rely. But it also has interests in drone… Read more...

Amazon (2020)
Mar 05, 2020
by Dianne Northfield

Amazon has broad interests in spectrum resources across a range of bands that are predominantly unlicensed. Many of Amazon’s devices and services rely on unlicensed Wi-Fi spectrum as do its fulfillment centers. Its proposed drone and autonomous vehicle delivery systems will require access to spectrum. Amazon is also positioning to… Read more...

Amazon (September 2019)
Nov 01, 2019
by Dianne Northfield

Amazon has broad interests in spectrum resources across a range of bands that are predominantly unlicensed. Many of Amazon’s devices and services rely on unlicensed Wi-Fi spectrum as do its fulfillment centers. Its proposed drone and autonomous vehicle delivery systems will require access to spectrum. Amazon is also positioning to… Read more...