Vive la différence

The French telecoms regulator ARCEP announced the terms of the country’s 800 MHz and 2.6 GHz spectrum auction process in June. There are several noticeable features of the process: firstly the bands are being sold off sequentially with the 2.6GHz … View post >


UK to open extra mobile spectrum

The UK used to be at the forefront of mobile communications deployment. The announcement by Chancellor George Osborne that 2.6 GHz spectrum and digital dividend spectrum will be auctioned in 2011 or 2012, now puts the UK well behind Scandinavia, … View post >


Canada preparing for spectrum auction

The regulatory authorities of Canada have recently announced provisional plans to release additional spectrum in the 700MHz and 2.5GHz bands. The most recent spectrum auction took place in 2008 when the release of AWS spectrum. The auction resulted in a … View post >



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