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FCC spectrum auction climbs over $41bn

The current FCC spectrum auction is still climbing ever-upward. The past two days has seen another series of bids entered, and Thursday afternoon saw Round 55 take place, and add…

ECC consults on 700 MHz band

The Electronic Communications Committee (ECC), the expert group responsible for harmonising the efficient use of the radio spectrum across Europe, has agreed a draft Decision for the harmonised use of…

FCC spectrum auction rages on

The post-Thanksgiving auctions for the Federal Communications Commission’s Advanced Wireless Services (AWS-3) spectrum continues this week, and has reached Round 41 with a staggering $39.3 billion on the table.  The…

FCC auction tops $38bn

FCC auction tops $38bn

The Federal Communications Commission is celebrating Thanksgiving in the knowledge that its latest spectrum auction on November 26th had raised more than $38.1 billion. Auction round 37 saw the action…

EBU welcomes UHF band report

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has welcomed a report by the Electronic Communications Committee of the CEPT, the leading regulatory body in the field of electronic communications in Europe, which…

Yet another record day for FCC auction

The FCC held its latest batch of auction rounds on November 25th, closing the day with Round 35 and a bid total of $37.5 billion, with – perhaps surprisingly –…

FCC auction tops $36bn – and climbing

Another day, another few billions of dollars raised in the most lucrative spectrum auction ever conducted in the US. At the end of Monday evening (November 24) the total value…

FCC spectrum auction breaks all records

November 21st saw the 27th and latest round of the FCC’s spectrum auction topping a spectacular $33 billion, and up from $24 billion just two days earlier. The ‘Advanced Wireless…

Ofcom opens up 700 MHz for mobile broadband

Ofcom opens up 700 MHz for mobile broadband

UK comms regulator Ofcom has announced it is to make valuable airwaves available for mobile broadband services, suggesting it is also securing the future of digital terrestrial TV. The decision…

Digital UK: ‘DTT important spectrum user’

Alex Pumfrey, Chief Operating Officer of Digital UK – the company which supports the UK’s terrestrial TV service and its viewers – has suggested that digital terrestrial television will remain…