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WRC-23 will define Europe’s Digital Decade
KSA leads global race in 5G… the future depends on spectrum
Monday 22 May, 2023 | Blog
Saudi Arabia today is one of the world’s leading 5G nations and has some of the fastest networks in the world. This leadership status is no coincidence but the result of a solid commitment to the development of mobile technology and years of planning. The country’s operators ...
Policymakers discuss maximising benefits of WRC-23 at MWC Barcelona
The future of mobile spectrum debated at the GSMA Ministerial Programme
Balanced 6 GHz decisions continue as regional and global trend
Setting the Stage for 6G
Spectrum Assignments: Balanced Pricing and Licence Conditions to Spur Mobile Growth
Thursday 2 February, 2023 | Blog
In 2023, we expect to see a growing realisation among regulators and policymakers that spectrum pricing is key to unlocking the digital growth of nations. In return for more rational prices, there will be licence obligations demanding coverage of networks and quality of services.
Private Fashion: Vertical Set-Asides Versus Spectrum Capacity for Operators
Tuesday 31 January, 2023 | Blog
Private networks are an integral part of 5G, enabling industrial applications, logistics hubs, local campus networks and many more. However, private networks do not equal private spectrum. Asymmetric carve-outs are an aggressive regulatory tool that has a huge economic cost.
Digital Switchover: Unlocking Additional Low Bands in Emerging Markets
Thursday 26 January, 2023 | Blog
This article is part of the Spectrum Policy Trends 2023 report. Download the full report for a handy compilation of the top six spectrum policy trends for 2023. Digital switchover (DSO) – the process of moving from analogue to digital terrestrial television (DTT) ...
New Spectrum for 5G: Adding Up the Mid-Band Maths
WRC-23: A Decisive Year for 5G Spectrum Allocation
Rwanda reverses decision to depend on a Single Wholesale Network
Digital Switchover in Sub-Saharan Africa
Mid-band 5G spectrum crucial to economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa
Mid-band 5G spectrum crucial to economic growth in the Asia Pacific
Chile 6 GHz 5G decision follows global trend
Spectrum roadmaps for 5G: Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam
5G gets boost in Kenya with successful spectrum assignment
Tuesday 30 August, 2022 | Blog
5G is taking its first steps in the Sub-Saharan Africa region, and with a successful mid-band assignment Kenya is positioning the country as a pioneer. But to maximise 5G’s socio-economic benefits, more spectrum is needed in the coming years. The last couple of years has ...
Successful 5G auction will bring India a bright digital future
Friday 12 August, 2022 | Blog
Thanks to a successful multi-band auction, 5G in India has taken a big step forward. The country’s mobile operators have been assigned mid- and high band spectrum to roll-out world-class 5G networks, with innovative services across a range of sectors that will maximise ...
Mobile 360 APAC: Building digital nations through affordable connectivity
Friday 12 August, 2022 | Blog
Spectrum was a prominent topic at the recent Mobile 360 APAC event on 2-3 August in Singapore. Participants from governments, regulatory bodies and the mobile industry engaged in lively discussions and exchanged views on the major spectrum policy topics impacting the future ...