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European vision for 6G network ecosystem outlined

European vision for 6G network ecosystem outlined

Mobile industry body, the 5G Infrastructure Association (5G IA), has published a document, European Vision for the 6G Network Ecosystem, suggesting it is a major milestone at a time when…

FCC announces 3.45 Ghz band auction procedures

FCC announces 3.45 Ghz band auction procedures

FCC Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel has announced the latest step in making mid-band spectrum available for next generation wireless services, including 5G. In a Public Notice, the FCC’s Office of…

Study identifies mmWave connectivity benefits

Study identifies mmWave connectivity benefits

A study by TMT management consulting firm Analysys Mason, commissioned by Qualcomm and Ericsson, on the status, costs and benefits of 5G millimetre-wave (mmWave) deployment in Europe identifies that mmWave…

South Africa president slams spectrum delays

South Africa president slams spectrum delays

South Africa’s president Cyril Ramaphosa has heavily criticised local telcos for mounting a series of legal objections to the nation’s plan to issue more broadband spectrum. MTN Group, which holds…

C-band clearance on schedule

Intelsat and SES, the two largest operators of C-band frequencies over the US, have completed Phase 1 of their clearance of spectrum by the important June 1st deadline. It means…

SES vs. Intelsat: Trial adjourned

SES vs. Intelsat: Trial adjourned

A hearing at the Intelsat Chapter 11 bankruptcy court adjourned the claim and related trial of the SES action against Intelsat over C-band payments until a date to be agreed…

Spain: 5G auction in July

Spain: 5G auction in July

Spain will finally award 5G 700 MHz-licences in July with a 15 per cent discount on the initial price (€1.17 billion) to start at €995.5 million, the lowest in Europe.…

China: 13,000 LEO satellite plan

China: 13,000 LEO satellite plan

China is forming a dedicated business to create and manage a massive fleet of 13,000 Low Earth orbiting (LEO) satellites. The system is designed to compete – at least locally…

Canada could retain C-band without compensation

Canada’s Innovation, Science & Economic Development (ISED) ministry has set out its proposals on how it will auction off satellite C-band frequencies in an 87-page document. Telesat, the current user…

ICASA licenses 5G spectrum to newcomers

ICASA licenses 5G spectrum to newcomers

South Africa’s spectrum regulator, ICASA, has awarded spectrum licences to a cluster of smaller operators but not to the nation’s established players. The new bandwidth is likely to be used…

Viasat receives Nigerian satellite licences

Viasat receives Nigerian satellite licences

Viasat has been authorised to offer satellite broadband services to and from Nigeria. The company has kicked off a consumer and community trial to connect about 15,000 people. Viasat says…

GSMA calls for licensing of 6 GHZ to power 5G

GSMA calls for licensing of 6 GHZ to power 5G

The global future of 5G is at risk if governments fail to align on licensing 6 GHz spectrum, according to mobile operator trade body the GSMA. The full speed and…

Telesat wants speedy C-band decision

Ottawa-based Telesat is sitting on some valuable C-band spectrum, and completely favours selling off some of that spectrum itself. The sale of 200 MHz of capacity would generate cash to…

SES Q1: €100m share buy-back

SES Q1: €100m share buy-back

SES used its Q1 results statement to announce a €100 million share buy-back programme, declaring that it had made a strong start to this financial year. Its currently all-important Video…

Verizon C-band spectrum speed success

Verizon C-band spectrum speed success

US multiplay telco Verizon is continuing to prepare for 5G Ultra Wideband expansion across its newly-acquired national footprint of C-band spectrum. In a recent lab trial, Verizon worked with Ericsson…

UK 5G spectrum auction final results

UK 5G spectrum auction final results

UK comms regulator Ofcom has announced the final results of the auction for spectrum in the 700 MHz and 3.6-3.8 GHz bands, following completion of the remaining stages. In March…

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