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Telcel increases Mexico spectrum allocation
May 5, 2017
Mexico’s telecoms regulator cleared the purchase of 60MHz of 2.5GHz spectrum by America Movil-owned operator Telcel from broadcast company Grupo MVS.
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How T-Mobile’s Plan for Super Fast 5G Service Charts Its Own Path
May 2, 2017
T-Mobile said it is aiming to offer customers super-fast, next-generation mobile service starting in 2019.
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Cellcom 600 MHz License Wins Positions Carrier for Mobile Broadband Expansion, IoT
May 1, 2017
Regional rural wireless carrier Cellcom confirmed Friday that it was a winning bidder for seven licenses in the 600 MHz auction
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3GPP is Studying 5G NR in Unlicensed Spectrum
April 27, 2017
Summaryilable for wireless broadband use by July 2020.
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AT&T's Gig Economy Driven by Spectrum Obsession in 2017
April 25, 2017
AT&T will get access to 20MHz of low-band 700MHz nationwide spectrum to build the FirstNet network out this year.
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Turkey hosts new spectrum sharing demonstrations
April 24, 201
Vodafone Turkey and Turkcell have held separate spectrum sharing demonstrations with Huawei, as they look to boost network efficiency.
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SoftBank exploring Sprint spectrum portfolio options
April 24, 2017
SoftBank is investigating ways to cash-in on Sprint’s spectrum assets ahead of the lifting of a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ban on M&A in the communications sector later this week, Bloomberg reported.
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Dynamic Spectrum Alliance urges FCC to get moving on 3.5 GHz so companies can deploy networks
April 20, 2017
The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) wants the FCC to end uncertainty around the 3.5 GHz Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) space and implement the three-pronged sharing framework—pronto.
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T-Mobile to launch 600 MHz spectrum support this year
April 17, 2017
T-Mobile US, which was the big spender in the Federal Communications Commission’s recently completed 600 MHz incentive auction, said it plans to put some of those low-band spectrum resources to work this year.
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TPG wins Australian spectrum, plans network launch
April 12, 2017
Vodafone Hutchison Australia and fixed-line provider TPG Internet secured blocks of 700MHz spectrum auctioned by Australian regulator ACMA, which raised a total of AUD1.5 billion ($824 million).
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Bharti Airtel acquires 4G business to expand spectrum holding in India
March 27, 2017
The Indian telco will own 30 megahertz in the 2.3 GHz band once the acquisition if fully completed.
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'Spectrum reuse' may become key to increasing capacity: MoffettNathanson
March 22, 2017
With the spectrum auction coming to an end in late April, the FCC will lift the anticollution rules, which will enable spectrum deal making. Now, wireless companies can make negotiations among themselves as well as with companies that have a significant spectrum portfolio.
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European Parliament clears 700MHz spectrum agreement
March 15, 2017
The European Parliament approved plans for coordination of the 700MHz band for wireless broadband services across the EU by 2020.
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KPN claims Netherlands spectrum policy risks 5G ‘false start’
March 14, 2017
KPN has blasted the Dutch government’s proposed spectrum policy and demanded changes, saying that the country is headed for a “false start” on 5G.
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Swedish regulator plans new spectrum licenses for 5G trials
February 03, 2017
New 5G trials could take place in Sweden this year after the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority (PTS) launched a consultation to gauge market interest into licenses.
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DNA and Sonera ready 700MHz launch
January 31, 2017
DNA and Sonera will debut the first 4G base stations in Finland using the 700MHz spectrum band.
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EU agrees 700MHz should belong to telcos, demands action by 2020
December 15, 2016
The European Union has agreed proposals to assign the 700MHz band to network operators and make it available for wireless broadband use by July 2020.
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UK urged to embrace spectrum sharing, relax regulation to help it on road to 5G
December 14, 2016
The UK should consider spectrum sharing, relaxing rules on bandwidths and opening up frequencies to niche players in order to improve "languishing" rates of connectivity, a new UK government report has claimed.
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Sprint's New HPUE Tech Promises to Extend Reach of Its 2.5 GHz Service
December 13, 2016
After almost two years in development, Sprint unveils High Performance User Equipment technology it says will expand the coverage of the company's 2.5 GHz spectrum wireless service.
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Mun: 3.5 GHz CBRS (and unlicensed LTE) small cells provide something for everyone
December 13, 2016
Small cells are playing a bigger role in wireless capacity expansion nowadays, as operators continue to densify their networks, and in certain cases fill coverage holes.
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FCC begins 600 MHz incentive auction stage four under leadership uncertainty
December 13, 2016
Stage four of the FCC 600 MHz incentive auction process begins today with high hopes, though leadership at the government agency is in flux.
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Blog: China’s spectrum auction plans come at a price
December 9, 2016
China’s telecoms regulators seem to have woken up to the benefits of allocating radio spectrum through a bidding process.
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FCC tech chief: Spectrum sharing to enable 5G, IoT
December 6, 2016
Ongoing reverse and forward auction, millimeter wave efforts and CBRS sharing model represent new approaches to making spectrum available for wireless services.
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Sprint to double down on $3.5B spectrum leaseback deal
December 5, 2016
Sprint will double down on its spectrum leaseback arrangement, CFO Tarek Robbiati confirmed this morning, as the carrier continues to regain its financial footing.
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FCC 600 MHz incentive auction stage 3 collapses after one forward bidding round
December 5, 2016
Telecom operators again failed to meet television broadcaster demand for 600 MHz spectrum licenses, with the FCC set to begin crucial next stage Dec. 13.
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