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FCC appoints four 3.5 GHz SAS Administrators

28 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

CommScope, Federated Wireless, Google and Sony have been approved as Spectrum Access System administrators for 3.5 GHz broadband connectivity and 5G in the US.


TCCA, GCF launch MC certification taskforce

21 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The joint taskforce aims to promote the development of approved processes for certifying next-generation, mission-critical certification services.


US utilities outline 6 GHz interference concerns

21 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

A group of US utilities organisations has objected to plans for unlicensed use of the 6 GHz band on the basis of potential interference issues.


The ethics of security locking of hardware

20 January, 2020 by Corey Weir, Chairman, RFUANZ

Modern LMR equipment allows for security locking of radio hardware, but there are some traps to be aware of, says the RFUANZ's Corey Weir.


US comms best practices database has been updated

16 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The database covers ways to boost the security, reliability and interoperability of communications systems for industry and public safety organisations.


Telstra and other firms form 5G Future Forum

16 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

Telstra, Verizon, Vodafone América Móvil, KT Corp and Rogers will collaborate on global 5G specifications and interoperability to fast-track 5G adoption.


RSM releases more details of 3.5 GHz auction

14 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

New Zealand's Radio Spectrum Management has released parameters for the auction of short-term rights to 3.5 GHz spectrum for 5G services.


NSF to research better methods of spectrum utilisation

14 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The key aspect of the program will be its focus on effective spectrum utilisation and/or coexistence techniques, especially with passive uses.


Rohde & Schwarz plant hits 10,000 SDR milestone

14 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

Rohde & Schwarz's manufacturing in plant in Memmingen has delivered more than 10,000 M3SR software-defined radios.


Best of 2019: A retrospective look at the future of communications

08 January, 2020 by Dave George

Across the festive season we'll be reprising some of our best articles from 2019. Today we look at how the communications industry is continually evolving.


Backhaul — January 2020

06 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

In 1995, million-dollar contracts were award for RAAF and RAN comms upgrades, while in 2009 Airwave had just launched its portfolio of products.


Best of 2019: Department announces radiocommunications reform update

06 January, 2020

Across the festive season we'll be reprising some of our best articles from 2019. Today we revisit plans for Australian radiocommunications reform.


Best of 2019: Radio is dead — long live wireless!

30 December, 2019 by Ian Miller

Across the festive season we'll be reprising some of our best articles from 2019. Today, Ian Miller reminds us that we must embrace the future.


Season's greetings

20 December, 2019

Critical Comms is taking a break now until 8 January, so we'd like to wish you a merry festive season and a safe and prosperous New Year.


The 5G era must be mission-critical and secure by design

16 December, 2019 by Peter Clemons

It is time to build a fully mission-critical, secure-by-design solution that will protect the increasingly valuable assets of a 5G world, says Peter Clemons.


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