Radio Systems > Spectrum

First 5G airwaves auctions carried out by FCC

03 June, 2019

The first high-band 5G airwaves auctions have been completed by the FCC in the US.


ACMA to reconfigure 900 MHz band

24 April, 2019

Reforms to the 890–915/935–960 MHz band (the 900 MHz band) are currently under consultation with the ACMA.


4bn LTE connections at end of 2018: Ovum

21 March, 2019

There were four billion LTE connections worldwide at the end of 2018, according to new data from Ovum.


RSM NZ February industry update

01 February, 2019

According to Radio Spectrum Management, the IoT VHF test bed from 210–220 MHz is now available for licensing.


ACMA 5G auction ends

10 December, 2018

ACMA's 5G auction in Australia has now concluded, with four companies winning spectrum in the 3.6 GHz band.


TS and TX licence moratorium lifted in NZ

06 December, 2018

The NZ Government has removed a moratorium on new licences in the TS and TX bands.


Dense Air acquires NZ spectrum assets

21 November, 2018

Dense Air has now completed its acquisition of the 2.5 GHz Spectrum Management Rights from Blue Reach and Cayman Wireless in New Zealand.


Ofcom extends licence exemptions

13 November, 2018

New spectrum licence exemptions will be enabled and extended in the UK.


Submit your feedback on ACMA's draft FYSO

22 May, 2018

ACMA has released a draft five-year spectrum outlook (FYSO) which contains a detailed work plan for the next year, as well as spectrum management priorities.


ACMA opens 5G spectrum auction consultations

21 May, 2018

ACMA has released draft spectrum licensing instruments in the 3575–3700 MHz band (3.6 GHz band), which brings 5G mobile broadband services a step closer.


NZ spectrum management rights due for renewal

02 May, 2018

The management rights in the 1800 and 2100 MHz bands will be expiring on 31 March 2021.


RFI BPA7496 series panel antenna

01 March, 2018

The RFI BPA7496 series panel antenna covers 746–960 MHz and complements the existing BPA3338 and BPA3843 ranges presently covering 330–430 MHz.


Companies approved to participate in Ofcom spectrum auction

28 February, 2018

The six companies that have been approved to take part in an upcoming spectrum auction have now been announced by Ofcom.


Ofcom spectrum clearance updates available

02 February, 2018

Updates on Ofcom's program to clear spectrum in the 700 MHz band have been published.


Ofcom releases regulations for the award of spectrum

25 January, 2018

The regulations for the award process regarding the auction of spectrum in the 2.3 and 3.4 GHz bands has been published by Ofcom.


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