Tag: UWB
Decade-defining moments for spectrum policy
Dec 30, 2019
by PolicyTracker

What were the key events which shaped spectrum management over the past ten years? We asked PolicyTracker staff and they gave a wide range of answers, including the growth of spectrum sharing, the US incentive auction, social networking going mobile and the banning of Huawei. Read more...

Luxembourg consultation on incorporation of European decisions into domestic frequency plan
Sep 24, 2019
by Toby Youell

Luxembourg's regulator, the ILR, has issued a consultation incorporating various EC Decisions into the country's domestic frequency plan. This includes European harmonisation decisions for UWB, mobile broadband at 26 GHz and 3.4 - 3.8 GHz, and short-range devices at 874 - 867 MHz and 915 - 921 MHz. Comments must… Read more...

US consultation on potential waiver of certain UWB rules
Sep 11, 2019
by Toby Youell

September 11, 2019: The FCC has extended this consultation. The regulator made this decision because deadlines for comment were not reflected in the filing system until September 9, after the comment filing deadline. Comments are now due by October 1, and replies to those by October 16. July 29, 2019: The… Read more...

US consultation on UWB rule waiver
Sep 04, 2019
by Toby Youell

The FCC is consulting on whether or not it should allow a company to use ultra-wideband devices in ways that are prohibited by the FCC's current rules. The waiver, if granted, would allow Piper Networks to use the 3200 - 3700 MHz, 4243 - 4743 MHz, and 6240 - 6740… Read more...

Consultation on proposed unlicensed spectrum for home area networks in Qatar
Apr 23, 2019
by Toby Youell

Qatar's Communications Regulatory Authority has issued a consultation on its proposal to establish a class licence for Wireless Home Area Networks. The proposed class licence would authorise licence-exempt use of spectrum for smart devices including automated electrical home appliances and heating systems. The frequencies cited in the draft regulatory instrument… Read more...

Possible FCC waiver to allow MIT use of UWB medical monitoring devices
Apr 01, 2019
by Toby Youell

The US research university, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has asked the FCC to waive some of its rules for Ultra Wide Band so it can deploy WiTrack indoor medical monitoring devices. The waive would be necessary because the equipment would use bandwidths smaller than those permitted in the relevant… Read more...

UK: amending existing exemption criteria for UWB devices
Oct 30, 2017
by Martin Sims

Ultra Wideband (UWB) devices - which can transmit high data rates over short distances at a very low power - have an existing exemption from the relevant UK spectrum law, the Wireless Telegraphy Act. This consultation is about how to implement a recent decision by the European Commission on UWB… Read more...

UWB adds China to its global footprint
Feb 11, 2009
by Michael Newlands

China’s Ministry of Information Industry Technology has approved the use of ultra-wideband (UWB) technology in the country with immediate effect. Read more...

March 2008 printed issue available for download
Mar 02, 2008
by Website author

Our top story this month is the UK military's imminent announcement of spectrum release plans. Read more...

2007 Review – Foundations laid for mass-market UWB
Dec 28, 2007
by Website author

Usage of unlicensed spectrum using both ultra-wideband (UWB) technology in the 3.4 to 9GHz part of the spectrum and WirelessHD technology at 60GHz crept tantalisingly closer in Europe during 2007. Read more...