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Government announces spectrum reform proposals

25 June, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The federal government has announced the reforms it plans to the Radiocommunications Act 1992 in order to modernise Australia's spectrum management framework.

Worker safety near radio transmitters

22 June, 2020 by Tony Paul

An understanding of RF hazards and associated safe work practices is essential for anyone who works on or near radio transmitters.

Australia ranked 12th for 5G deployment, says OMDIA

09 June, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

The 5G Market Progress Assessment analysed 22 countries according to various 5G market metrics.

High-altitude balloon carries sensors, comms

09 June, 2020

Department of Defence trials aim to demonstrate an ability to quickly send sensors and communications equipment into the stratosphere.

New Zealand cancels 3.5 GHz 5G auction

04 June, 2020

Plans for an auction for short-term, early access rights in the 3.5 GHz band for 5G services have been shelved, to be replaced by a direct allocation process.

WBA OpenRoaming aims for one global network

29 May, 2020

The WBA OpenRoaming federation service will enable billions of devices to automatically link to millions of networks globally.

Spectrum sharing via machine learning

28 May, 2020

A machine learning formula developed by NIST could help 5G wireless network operators efficiently share communications frequencies.

Nokia achieves fast 5G with 800 MHz of spectrum

28 May, 2020

5G speeds of up to 4.7 Gbps were achieved by combining eight 100 MHz channels on the 28 and 39 GHz bands, and 40 MHz of LTE spectrum.

Private cellular networks growing in popularity

21 May, 2020

Private cellular network operators are a growing threat to traditional telcos, says tech market advisory firm ABI Research.

FCC announces realignment of 900 MHz band

21 May, 2020

FCC announces realignment of 900 MHz band

FCC issues order on rules for 800 MHz private LMR

20 May, 2020

The FCC has issued an Order on Reconsideration regarding technical rules for coordinating interstitial channels in the 800 MHz band.

Getting the most out of spectrum resources

11 May, 2020 by Corey Weir, Chairman, RFUANZ

The RFUANZ is encouraging all users of radio spectrum to take heed of the opportunities provided by dynamic spectrum access proposals, Corey Weir writes.

Government sets objectives for 850 and 900 MHz bands

11 May, 2020

The federal government has released policy objectives for allocation of the 850 and 900 MHz bands, which aim to support 4G, 5G and a future PSMB capability.

Nokia, VHA trial NR 700 MHz for 5G in Australia

05 May, 2020

Nokia and Vodafone Hutchison Australia have undertaken what they say is the first live test deployment of 5G on low-band 700 MHz spectrum in the region.

New appointment to TCCA's CCBG

05 May, 2020

Luz Fernández del Rosal has been appointed the Vice-Chair of TCCA's Critical Communications Broadband Group (CCBG).

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