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NGMN calls for new spectrum to deliver IMT vision

NGMN calls for new spectrum to deliver IMT vision

ITU Member States have been urged to initiate studies and adopt an agenda item for the World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 to identify additional spectrum bands for IMT to realise the…

Ergen settles spectrum battle

Charlie Ergen’s Dish Network won a large slice of new bandwidth in the FCC’s AWS-3 spectrum auction earlier this year. Dish paid a total of $13.3 billion for the rights.…

DVB to assess the future of terrestrial broadcasting

The commercial module of digital TV standards body DVB has been working on ‘Defining the Long Term Vision for Terrestrial Broadcast’, with a view to publishing its findings later in…

5G connections to reach 240m by 2025

A report from Juniper Research forecasts rapid adoption for 5G from 2025 onwards, with active connections representing a threefold increase from 2024 to reach 240 million by then. However, this…

Satellite could lose some C-band spectrum

A Geneva meeting last week of the world’s major international spectrum regulators seemed to indicate that today’s satellite transmissions in C-band are by no means likely to stay intact –…

WBU pleads for Spectrum retention for TV

The World Broadcasting Union (WBU) has made a strong case for broadcasting’s existing spectrum usage to be left alone at the upcoming World Radio Congress (WRC-15). The WBU statement was…

GSMA calls for Arab States UHF spectrum co-allocation

Trade body the GSMA – which represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide – has published a new report finding that terrestrial digital television broadcasting in the Arab States does…

5G revenues to exceed $65bn by 2025

A far-sighted report from Juniper Research forecasts a healthy adoption for 5G, with service revenues set to exceed $65 billion (€59.8bn) by 2025, compared to just $100 million during its…

France launches fresh HD DTT tender

France’s broadcast regulator the Conseil supérieur de l’audiovisuel (CSA) has issued a new call for bids to offer nationwide services in HD on the country’s DTT platform. The move is…

France votes for 700 MHz reallocation

France votes for 700 MHz reallocation

France’s National Assembly has voted unanimously to accept a socialist party proposal to allow the allocation to mobile telephony of frequencies in the 700 MHz band currently used by digital…