Tag: South Korea
Is Asia keener than Europe on millimetre wave bands?
Feb 07, 2020
by Richard Handford

The statistics would suggest so. A new report from the European Commission’s 5G Observatory says that Italy is the only country in the 27-member European Union that has assigned spectrum in the 26 GHz band. Compare that with Asia, where South Korea, Japan, Hong Kong and Taiwan have awarded 26… Read more...

28 GHz
Jan 18, 2020
by Toby Youell

The first mmWave to be deployed for 5G services: 28 GHz has already been assigned in several major economies. Read more...

28 GHz (September 2019)
Jan 17, 2020
by Toby Youell

The first mmWave to be deployed for 5G services: 28 GHz has already been assigned in several major economies. Read more...

4.4 – 5 GHz (September 2019)
Jan 17, 2020
by Toby Youell

A 5G-only band that could form an attractive alternative or complement to the C-Band in Asia and the former Soviet Union. Its use in the West is limited by military and public safety considerations. Read more...

4.4 – 5 GHz
Jan 16, 2020
by Toby Youell

A 5G-only band that could form an attractive alternative or complement to the C-Band in Asia, Africa, and the former Soviet Union. Its use in the West is limited by military and public safety considerations. Read more...

32 GHz
Jan 16, 2020
by Toby Youell

The 31.8-33.4 GHz band, also referred to as 32 GHz, does not currently have a global mobile allocation but can be used for 5G in the US. A worldwide 5G identification was discussed but rejected at WRC-19. Read more...

South Korea
Dec 08, 2019
by Richard Handford

A key objective of South Korea’s recent spectrum policy culminated in the symbolic launch of commercial 5G mobile services by the country’s three operators simultaneously on the same day (3 April). A national effort between government and industry was seen to bear fruit, as the country narrowly beat the US… Read more...

Asian countries back stringent regime for TDD networks
Aug 29, 2019
by Richard Handford

Asian countries are adopting strict rules to prevent interference between Time Division Duplex (TDD)-based 5G networks in the popular 3.5 GHz band.  Read more...

South Korea (2019)
Mar 13, 2019
by Richard Handford

A mobile broadband pioneer, South Korea completed a major spectrum auction in 2018, but has no medium-term plans for future awards. Read more...

South Korea’s 5G auction stands up well to international benchmarks
Jul 04, 2018
by Richard Handford

South Korea may have broken new ground with its auction of 28 GHz for 5G, but the proceeds from the sale of spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band probably gave the government greater satisfaction. Read more...