In this section you can find reports, position papers, videos and other types of resources from the GSMA’s spectrum team.
Tuesday 28 Nov 2023 | 1-6 GHz | Above 6 GHz | All Regional Groups | Below 1 GHz |
Telecoms infrastructure serves as the foundation of all modern digital economies, with more people than ever before connecting to the internet using mobile.
Thursday 23 Nov 2023 | 1-6 GHz | Bands | Below 1 GHz | CEPT |
Effective spectrum policy can both help strong and sustainable economic growth and ensure full 5G for all European citizens and businesses by the end of the decade.
Tuesday 24 Oct 2023 | 1-6 GHz | Bands | Below 1 GHz | CITEL |
This resources page shows the latest data on spectrum assignments in Latin America and provides an indepth analysis of some recent cases.
Monday 31 Jul 2023 | 3.5 GHz |
This report provides options for maximizing the 3.5 GHz range for future 5G development in the US.
Wednesday 21 Jun 2023 |
This report analyses regulatory approaches for spectrum set-asides. Through five country case studies it looks at the wider impact.
Wednesday 31 May 2023 | 3.4 GHz | 3.5 GHz |
Co-existence between different technologies has long been the foundation of sound management of the radio spectrum – ensuring that citizens derive the maximum benefit from this resource. In this updated report, we take a look at some ...
Wednesday 17 May 2023 |
This report evaluates the impact of four spectrum policy aspects on carbon emissions that can vary between countries.
Tuesday 21 Mar 2023 | All Regional Groups | APT | ASMG | ATU | Below 1 GHz | CEPT | CITEL | RCC |
This report shows, for the first time, the specific economic impact of 5G using low-band spectrum. It also provides a regional breakdown of the economic benefit of low-band 5G and uncovers the industries that will benefit the most.
Monday 27 Feb 2023 | 4G | 5G | All Regional Groups | Best practice | English | Global | Policy Position Paper | Research Report | Spectrum allocations | Spectrum auction | Spectrum licensing | Spectrum management | Spectrum planning | Spectrum policy | Spectrum pricing |
Effective spectrum licensing is critical to support the investment required to further expand mobile access. In this paper we take a look at all the important issues
Wednesday 8 Feb 2023 | 1-6 GHz | 3.5 GHz | 6 GHz | 700 MHz | 800 MHz | 900 MHz | All Regional Groups | Below 1 GHz | Best practice | wrc-23 |
Welcome to the first edition of the GSMA Spectrum Policy Trends for the year ahead. In this report, we present our predictions for the top six spectrum policy trends to expect in 2023.
Tuesday 24 Jan 2023 | 1-6 GHz | 6 GHz | Above 6 GHz | WRC | wrc-23 |
6 GHz 5G spectrum can play a central role in sustainable social and industrial development. This section gives guidance on why the mobile industry believes the 6 GHz range is vital to the future of global connectivity.
Saturday 26 Nov 2022 | 1-6 GHz | 1.4-1.5 GHz | 1700 MHz | 1800 MHz | 1900 MHz | 2100 MHz | 2500 MHz | 26 GHz | 2600 MHz | 28 GHz | 3.4 GHz | 700 MHz | 800 MHz | 900 MHz | Above 6 GHz | APT | ASMG | ATU | AWS | Below 1 GHz | C-band | CEPT | CITEL | Digital dividend | English | Global | L-band | RCC | Research Report | Spanish | Spectrum allocations | Spectrum auction | Spectrum licensing | Spectrum pricing | Uncategorized |
Effective spectrum pricing helps boost mobile services. The GSMA’s spectrum team has along with GSMA Intelligence and NERA Economic Consulting done extensive analysis.
Thursday 27 Oct 2022 | ATU | English | French | Reserve prices | Spectrum allocations | Spectrum auction | Spectrum licensing | Spectrum management | Spectrum policy | Spectrum pricing |
The GSMA's latest spectrum pricing report takes a look at this important topic in Africa. Spectrum licensing and pricing, in particular, can play a crucial role in accelerating the adoption of mobile services and providing better networks and services.
Thursday 27 Oct 2022 | 700 MHz | 800 MHz | 900 MHz | ATU | Below 1 GHz |
This report provides background, recommendations, and insights from the DSO (Digital Switchover) process in Sub-Saharan Africa. And how its success can free up low-band spectrum help more people get connected.
Friday 23 Sep 2022 | Indonesia | Spectrum planning | Thailand | Viet Nam |
A clear spectrum roadmap for 5G, setting out forward-looking plans for spectrum supply and taking account of emerging spectrum needs, technological evolution and international developments, is essential. While 5G networks are ...
Sunday 24 Jul 2022 | 1-6 GHz | 26 GHz | 28 GHz | 3.4 GHz | 700 MHz | Above 6 GHz | APT | ASMG | ATU | Below 1 GHz | CEPT | CITEL | Global | Policy Position Paper | RCC |
The GSMA’s key 5G spectrum positions focus on the areas where governments, regulators and the mobile industry should cooperate to make this next-generation network technology a success.
Thursday 30 Jun 2022 | Above 6 GHz | Global | Research Report |
Commercial 5G services are already here and the coming years will see launches all over the world. A new report looks at the estimated high-band spectrum needs in the 2025 -2030 time frame.
Thursday 30 Jun 2022 | Bands | Below 1 GHz |
Low-band spectrum is the cornerstone of digital equality and a driver of broad and affordable connectivity.
Monday 25 Apr 2022 | Malaysia | Singapore | Spectrum allocations | Spectrum management | Thailand | Viet Nam |
The “Roadmaps for awarding 5G spectrum in the APAC region” report looks at the current mobile services and spectrum status across the APAC region. It also sets out a roadmap to help governments and regulators enable 5G in the region.
Wednesday 23 Feb 2022 | 1-6 GHz | 2100 MHz | 2500 MHz | 2600 MHz | 3.4 GHz | 3.5 GHz | 5G | 6 GHz | All Regional Groups | Bands | Best practice | C-band | Facts and Figures | Global | Infographics | Research Report | Spectrum allocations | Spectrum licensing | Spectrum management | Spectrum planning | Spectrum policy | Spectrum pricing | wrc-23 |
New data from GSMA Intelligence shows, for the first time, the specific economic impact of 5G using mid-band spectrum. The analysis forecasts that 5G will boost global GDP by US$960bn in 2030 and illustrates how mid-band will be responsible for US$610bn.