Spectrum Resources

In this section you can find reports, position papers, videos and other types of resources from the GMSA’s spectrum team.

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CPM19-2: RCC lunchtime seminar on mmWave spectrum for 5G

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Tuesday 26 Feb 2019 | Above 6 GHz | RCC |

“5G is set to bring many benefits to the digital economies of the region, with $6.7billion GDP impact and nearly one quarter of all 5G services on mmWaves by 2034.” (Konstantin Savin, Senior Manager, Market Engagement, the ...

CPM19-2: CITEL lunchtime seminar on mmWave spectrum for 5G

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Monday 25 Feb 2019 |

“In field testing, we recently observed wireless speeds surpassing 1.5 Gbps and in other trials we saw RAN latency rates at 9-12 milliseconds. We supported hundreds of simultaneous connected users on a wi-fi system supported by a ...

CPM19-2: CEPT lunchtime seminar on mmWave spectrum for 5G

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Monday 25 Feb 2019 |

[vid] “Our vision - A future multi-purpose network that could be used for many versatile applications.” (Mats Öhman, Senior Spectrum Manager, Telia Company) “We are delivering the ITU’s vision for IMT 2020, all over ...

CPM19-2: ASMG lunchtime seminar on mmWave spectrum for 5G

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Saturday 23 Feb 2019 | Above 6 GHz | ASMG |

“If data is the new oil, the vision of IMT-2020 (5G) is our refinery. To do this we need different spectrum ranges for 5G and it is crucial to build on mid-band spectrum in the 3 GHz range with ...

CPM19-2: ATU lunchtime seminar on mmWave spectrum for 5G

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Thursday 21 Feb 2019 | Above 6 GHz | ATU | Resources |

“Sub-Saharan Africa is expected to deliver $5.2 billion in GDP as a result of mmWave 5G.” (Luciana Camargos, Senior Director, Future Spectrum, the GSMA) “Our commercial 5G launch in Africa was ...

CPM19-2: APT lunchtime seminar on mmWave spectrum for 5G

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Thursday 21 Feb 2019 | Above 6 GHz | APT |

“The devil is in the details. The right conditions for mmWave spectrum are needed to make the most of 5G.” (Peng Zhao, Senior Director, Spectrum, the GSMA) “Smartphones for mmWave 5G will be ...

mmWave 5G success sets the stage for big benefits

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Wednesday 12 Dec 2018 | Above 6 GHz | Global | Research Report |

The first commercial 5G services are already here and the coming years will see launches all over the world. A new report looks for the first time at the socio-economic impact of millimetre wave (mmWave) 5G across industries and continents.

Spectrum sharing needs careful planning to get right

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Friday 23 Nov 2018 | APT | ASMG | ATU | CEPT | CITEL | Global | Policy Position Paper | RCC |

To help keep up with continued rise in data traffic, spectrum sharing can play a complementary role. But it is essential to consider which bands suit sharing and select the right sharing framework.

5G spectrum positions offer a roadmap for regulators

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Tuesday 6 Nov 2018 | 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.

The GSMA WRC Series – getting ready for WRC-19

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Tuesday 6 Nov 2018 | 26 GHz | 28 GHz | 5G | Above 6 GHz | Agenda Item 1.13 | APT | ASMG | ATU | C-band | CEPT | CITEL | English | French | Global | Infographics | L-band | Policy Position Paper | RCC | Research Report | Resources | Spanish | Sub 700 MHz | White Paper | WRC-19 |

To keep up with demands for higher speeds and better coverage mobile operators need more spectrum. Whether they get it or not, is in part based on decisions made at the World Radiocommunication Conference in 2019 (WRC-19).

5G spectrum guide – everything you need to know

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Tuesday 6 Nov 2018 | 1-6 GHz | 26 GHz | 28 GHz | 3.4 GHz | 3.5 GHz | 5G | Above 6 GHz | APT | ASMG | ATU | C-band | CEPT | CITEL | English | French | Global | Infographics | ITU | Policy Position Paper | RCC | Research Report | Spanish | Uncategorized | WRC-19 |

To help navigate spectrum needs for next-generation mobile networks, this 5G spectrum guide collects reports, infographics and positions from the GSMA.

Mobile backhaul options – Spectrum analysis and recommendations

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Friday 2 Nov 2018 | APT | ASMG | ATU | CEPT | CITEL | English | Global | RCC | Research Report |

The future of mobile broadband services relies on a variety of high performing and cost-effective mobile backhaul options.

26 GHz and 28 GHz are both needed for 5G

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Tuesday 2 Oct 2018 | 26 GHz | 28 GHz | Above 6 GHz | APT | ASMG | ATU | CEPT | CITEL | English | French | Global | Infographics | RCC | Resources | Spanish |

The introduction of 5G pioneers a new level of mobile performance with ultra-high speeds and low latencies. What makes this possible is millimetre wave spectrum. In this range, 26 GHz and 28 GHz have emerged as two of the most important bands.

How 700 MHz can help Indonesia become a digital economy giant

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Thursday 27 Sep 2018 | 1800 MHz | 3G | 4G | 700 MHz | 900 MHz | APT | Below 1 GHz | Digital dividend | Economic benefits | English | Indonesia | Research Report | Spectrum allocations | Spectrum licensing | Uncategorized |

Since the start of the century, the mobile sector in Indonesia has experienced years of growth and development. But for the country to take the next step, vital spectrum must be allocated, in particular 700 MHz.

Securing the digital dividend across the entire ASEAN

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Sunday 12 Aug 2018 | 4G | 700 MHz | APT | Below 1 GHz | Best practice | Brunei Darussalam | Cambodia | Case Studies | Digital dividend | English | Indonesia | Lao Peoples Democratic Republic | Malaysia | Myanmar | Philippines | Research Report | Singapore | Spectrum licensing | Thailand | Uncategorized | Viet Nam |

In the ASEAN region significant work remains to be done to secure the benefits of the ‘digital dividend’ in the 700 MHz band. But improved rural and indoor coverage...

Developing countries are hard hit by high spectrum prices

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Tuesday 17 Jul 2018 | APT | ASMG | ATU | CEPT | CITEL | English | Global | RCC | Research Report | Spectrum auction | Spectrum licensing | Spectrum management | Spectrum planning | Spectrum policy | Spectrum pricing | Uncategorized |

Research from GSMA Intelligence shows spectrum prices are much higher in developing countries than in developed countries.

Supportive policy environment key to 5G success in China

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Wednesday 27 Jun 2018 | APT | China | English | Mandarin | Research Report | Uncategorized |

To realise the full potential of 5G in China and elsewhere a more supportive policy environment is key. This would empower mobile operators to work with other sectors on more innovative services, according to a new report.

A closer look at 5G progress and policies in the US

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Monday 26 Mar 2018 | 28 GHz | 5G | Above 6 GHz | CITEL | English | Research Report | Spectrum licensing | Spectrum management | Spectrum policy | Uncategorized | United States |

This report from GSMA Intelligence explores the current landscape and the future outlook for 5G in the US. It focuses on network deployment, spectrum, use cases, and policy and regulation.

5G Spectrum Harmonisation at MWC Barcelona 2018

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Tuesday 27 Feb 2018 | 1-6 GHz | Above 6 GHz | Below 1 GHz | Video |

Representatives for the GSMA, Telefonica, the FCC, Sudan, Ericsson and the ITU highlight the importance of harmonisation and access to more spectrum for 5G to become a success. Read more about WRC-19

Finland’s Anne-Catherine Berner on WRC-19

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Tuesday 27 Feb 2018 | Video |

Finland's Anne Catherine Berner talks about WRC-19 and the importance of widely harmonised spectrum for 5G.