Tag: Verticals
Regulators take fragmented approach to 5G private networks
Jun 29, 2020
by Toby Youell

Spectrum has been described as "the oxygen for the internet", but historically frequencies that are usable for mobile broadband has been only available on a nationwide basis. Realistically, only mobile operators have been able to obtain this spectrum. But as other industries try to take advantage of internet capabilities, particularly… Read more...

Wide national policy divergence for 5G vertical spectrum
Jun 29, 2020
by Manuel R. Marti

Vertical industries seeking to gain 5G connectivity are facing a complex and disparate international policy environment. Approaches range from no specific spectrum for verticals; to Germany’s reserved frequencies; the UK’s embrace of sharing; and the CBRS system in the USA.  Read more...

German airline gets into 5G via deals with Vodafone and Nokia
Mar 05, 2020
by Manuel R. Marti

Lufthansa has unveiled two innovation projects to test out 5G private networks at Hamburg airport, claiming to be the first company outside Asia to operate a standalone 5G network in an industrial environment.  Read more...

WRC-19 decisions build momentum around licensed 6 GHz spectrum
Mar 04, 2020
by Dianne Northfield

WRC-19 directs WRC-23 to consider an IMT identification for 6425-7025 MHz in Region 1 and 7025-7125 MHz globally. This decision once again pits cellular 3GPP proponents strongly against their IEEE focused Wi-Fi counterparts and it will be the subject of intensive debate and lobbying over the next 4 years. Read more...

Finland consults on 26 GHz band auction
Feb 12, 2020
by Jonathan Watson

Finland's Ministry of Transport and Communications has launched a consultation on its proposed 26 GHz auction. It plans to launch the procedure in summer 2020.  Read more...

Battles over mid-band spectrum continue in Europe
Feb 06, 2020
by Manuel R. Marti

A long-running row over 5G spectrum intensified last week when the mobile and industrial sector clashed again over access to the 3.5 GHz band.  Read more...

5G verticals
Oct 11, 2019
by Toby Youell

This year we have published a six-section “Spectrum 101” that sets out the fundamentals of modern spectrum management. This week we turn out attention to 5G verticals - the idea that the next generation of mobile networks will focus on industrial applications, rather than the mass consumer market. This widespread… Read more...

Verticals need to be more involved if they are to influence 5G standards
Jul 12, 2019
by Manuel R. Marti

5G promises to unlock growth across a wide range of business verticals, but newly emergent sectors are struggling to influence standards and that could hamper their development.  Read more...

Regulators look at next priority: vertical industries
Feb 14, 2019
by Manuel R. Marti

Vertical industries are growing increasingly interested in the potential efficiency, quality and performance gains that 5G might offer and have many ideas for transformational business propositions based on its improved speed, ultra-low latency and reliability.  Read more...

5G experts discuss public vs private networks at URLLC event
Sep 13, 2018
by Manuel R. Marti

While mobile operators race to be the first to launch 5G, the industrial sector is considering whether traditional carriers offer the best value for deploying ultra reliable and low latency communications (URLLC) networks. Read more...