Tag: Wi-Fi
Spectrum Sharing in Asia webinar (19 August)
Jul 30, 2020
by Richard Handford

What's going on with spectrum sharing in Asia? Already there have been several exciting examples across the region to discuss, including China’s decision this year to license the 3.3 GHz band on a shared basis. Our speakers will look at whether the region will take its own distinct path. Included… Read more...

UK regulator frees up spectrum in lower 6 GHz band for Wi-Fi
Jul 28, 2020
by Dugie Standeford

UK regulator Ofcom will, as expected, liberate spectrum in the lower 6 GHz band for Wi-Fi, aligning it with the US, South Korea and other countries—and adding to the upcoming WRC-23 debate over whether the band should be licensed for 5G or made licence-exempt. Read more...

6 GHz webinar sparks debate about harmonisation and coexistence
Jul 17, 2020
by Manuel R. Marti

PolicyTracker’s webinar on the 6 GHz band highlighted the divisions between the Wi-Fi sector, the mobile industry and equipment manufacturers when it comes to WRC-23 Agenda Item 1.2. Read more...

South Korea backs unlicensed use in 6 GHz band
Jul 09, 2020
by Richard Handford

South Korea has become the latest country, following recent decisions in the US and Brazil, to open 5925—7125 MHz for unlicensed services. Read more...

Webinar: The 6 GHz Debate (15 July)
Jun 12, 2020
by PolicyTracker

6 GHz is a key spectrum sharing battleground and the lines are firmly drawn as we approach the next ITU World Radio Conference, WRC-23, where there is a contentious proposal to identify sections of the band for mobile broadband (IMT). This is supported by China, some Asia Pacific countries, the… Read more...

Brazil to open all of 6 GHz band for unlicensed use
Jun 05, 2020
by Manuel R. Marti

Brazil’s regulator Anatel agreed last month to open the entire 6 GHz band (5925—7125 MHz) for unlicensed services. The move could result in Brazil becoming the second country in the world—after the US—to release 6 GHz spectrum for Wi-Fi. Read more...

US regulator to consider low power unlicensed access to over 1200 MHz in 6 GHz band
Apr 20, 2020
by Toby Youell

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is set to make 1200 MHz of spectrum available in the 6 GHz band for unlicensed services. Read more...

70 GHz
Jan 16, 2020
by Toby Youell

66 – 71 GHz has been given a 5G identification but the coming years will show whether the main users will be mobile operators or the unlicensed community.  Read more...

5.1 – 5.9 GHz
Jan 16, 2020
by Toby Youell

5.1 - 5.9 GHz is a key Wi-Fi band which was extended further at WRC-19. The band has also hosted unlicensed versions of LTE in recent years, and is poised to do the same for 5G NR. Above 5850 MHz the band is allocated for Intelligent Transport Services. Read more...

United States
Dec 09, 2019
by Toby Youell

The world’s biggest economy is working to maintain its lead on 5G by assigning vast amounts of the mmWave spectrum, and will try to release a portion of the 3.7 – 4.2 GHz band. Read more...