Category: Spectrum


Telefónica and Ericsson team up for live LTE-U demo

The growing momentum over the use of unlicensed spectrum for cellular communication has been boosted by the announcement that Telefónica and Ericsson combined to demonstrate live delivery of LTE-U.

US carriers jump on FCC’s 28 GHz 5G hint

After FCC chairman Tom Wheeler hinted at his views on the key bands for 5G last week, carriers in the US have been quick to submit applications for testing in the 28 GHz frequency bands. Both T-Mobile and Verizon have submitted requests for temporary testing authorisation to test technologies, bandwidths and uplink/down ratios for deployment. […]

Telecoms.com Intelligence Annual Industry Survey 2016

Building on the success of our prestigious Annual Industry Survey, the 2016 edition is the largest undertaking we’ve embarked on to date. This year’s survey took in the thoughts and perspectives of more than 1,500 telecoms professionals with a staggering cumulative experience of 24,000 years. As usual we begin with our comprehensive sweep of the […]

France claims first Licensed Shared Access pilot

The French Ministry of Defence has offered up the 2.3 GHz band it previously used to measure missile speeds for what it claims is the most technically extensive pilot of Licensed Shared Access yet.

ITU globally allocates 700 MHz band to mobile

The ITU formally moved to allocate the 700 MHz band (specifically 694-790 MHz) to the global mobile industry at the 2015 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-15) currently underway in Geneva.

Winners announced at the 2015 Telecoms.com Awards

The great and the good from the global telecoms industry congregated in London last night for the 2015 Telecoms.com Awards, celebrating outstanding achievements across the sector this year.

WBA and DSA sign unlicensed spectrum development pact

The scope for telecoms, networking and the Internet of Things (IoT) was widened yesterday as two of the technology industry’s most influential bodies formed a pact to jointly develop and regulate spectrum resources.

Looking ahead to the 600 MHz incentive auction

In the interview Steven shares his thoughts on the key challenges being faced by competitive carriers throughout the U.S., the industry’s concerns looking forward to 2015, and the path towards a competitive landscape for all carriers.

Telstra launches first Cat 11 LTE device and VoLTE

The Telstra WiFi 4GX Advanced III Mobile Broadband Hotspot uses 3-band carrier aggregation to deliver download speeds up to 600Mbps, and the Australian telco has also announced launched VoLTE on its network.

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