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Governments have a great opportunity to take the lead on spectrum as 5G emerges

Spectrum fuels the mobile ecosystem. Enabling fair access allows networks to run. It creates the certainty necessary to drive investment in mobile networks, bringing to life the many benefits the mobile industry provides to society and economies. In 2017, we saw many ...

Spectrum for ITS and UAVs

Mobile networks can help make game-changers such as self-driving cars and deliveries via drones a reality. But success is dependent on supportive regulatory frameworks. Two new policy position papers from the GSMA’s spectrum team on unmanned aerial vehicles and intelligent ...

The recipe for 5G

This blog post was written by Luciana Camargos, Director, Future Spectrum at the GSMA The recipe for 5G has a lot of ingredients, but for 5G to become a success, one of the key components is spectrum. Harmonised mobile spectrum will ensure 5G services meet future ...

Spectrum pricing is about more than the treasury’s bottom line

This blog post was written by Peng Zhao, Spectrum Policy Director at the GSMA When it comes to mobile services, the main goal of governments around the world should be to get most out of its mobile spectrum resources. To help make this clear, the GSMA’s spectrum team has ...

Why spectrum matters

This blog post was written by Brett Tarnutzer, GSMA Head of Spectrum The importance of spectrum to mobile systems, and therefore to our lives, cannot be understated. To increase awareness of key spectrum issues, the GSMA’s spectrum team is launching a blog and a newsletter. ...