Trust in market mechanics—how spectrum policy differs in the US
Aug 05, 2022
by Richard Haas

US institutions and regulators have a deep trust in market mechanics and capitalism. The benefits of this can be debatable. The US spends nearly twice as much on healthcare as the average OECD country but has the lowest life expectancy compared to its peers. In the spectrum policy world, however,… Read more...

Spectrum Summit offers first hand insight into German success story
Jun 11, 2021
by Martin Sims

What is the best way of ensuring that vertical industries can get access to 5G spectrum? That is a difficult question which may not have a one-size-fits-all answer. Is the solution: Requiring MNOs to provide services to verticals (France in 3.5 GHz)? Local licensing in reserved spectrum (Germany in 3.5… Read more...

Sweden consultation on local 5G licences in C-Band and mmWaves
May 12, 2021
by Toby Youell

The Swedish regulator, the PTS, has issued a consultation about proposed local 5G licences at 3720 - 3800 MHz and 24.25 - 25.1 GHz. These licences would be targeted for local applications such as factories, mines, and ports. These local licences would be assigned this year. The proposal is available… Read more...