A software upgrade can transition 4G/LTE radios to 5G/NR, avoiding the need for tower climbs and streamlining the process of refarming spectrum.
Nokia and Vodafone Idea have completed the first phase of what they claim is the world's largest deployment of dynamic spectrum refarming.
Competition issues associated with an upcoming 5G spectrum allocation are taking centre stage in the ACCC's recently opened consultation.
Ofcom is set to release more spectrum in a bid to meet growing Wi-Fi demands, as UK households consume 315 GB of broadband data a month.
Ofcom has begun accepting applications for its new shared spectrum licences, allowing small-scale operators to create their own wireless networks.
Optus has established an end-to-end 5G data call over its 2300 MHz spectrum, in what the company is calling a world first.
The first high-band 5G airwaves auctions have been completed by the FCC in the US.
Reforms to the 890–915/935–960 MHz band (the 900 MHz band) are currently under consultation with the ACMA.
There were four billion LTE connections worldwide at the end of 2018, according to new data from Ovum.
According to Radio Spectrum Management, the IoT VHF test bed from 210–220 MHz is now available for licensing.
ACMA's 5G auction in Australia has now concluded, with four companies winning spectrum in the 3.6 GHz band.
The NZ Government has removed a moratorium on new licences in the TS and TX bands.
Dense Air has now completed its acquisition of the 2.5 GHz Spectrum Management Rights from Blue Reach and Cayman Wireless in New Zealand.
New spectrum licence exemptions will be enabled and extended in the UK.
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.