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Singapore decides framework for allocation of 235 MHz of additional spectrum and encourages 4th MNO

On the 18 February 2016, Singapore’s Infocomm Development Agency (IDA) published its decision on the framework for the allocation of an additional 235 MHz of spectrum. This follows their earlier consultations. Key points are set out below: Two stage process to … Continue reading

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Singapore reserves spectrum for new entrant in 2013 4G auction

Following last year’s consultation, Singapore’s regulator announced on 16 January that  it would be auctioning 270 MHz of spectrum for 4G, comprising 150 MHz of spectrum in the 1800 MHz band and 120 MHz of spectrum in the 2.5 GHz band. … Continue reading

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Singapore IDA contemplates reserving spectrum for new entrant as it consults on 4G auctions

In a consultation published earlier this week, Singapore’s Info-Communications Development Agency (or IDA) published a consultation on auctioning and reserving spectrum in Singapore for 4G (LTE or WiMAX) use in the in 1800 MHz, 2.3 GHz and 2.5GHz bands. (As an … Continue reading

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UK delays 800 MHz and 2.6 GHz spectrum auctions until late 2012

On 7 October Ofcom announced that the already much delayed 800 MHz and 2.6 GHz Uk spectrum auctions would be delayed. This follows on from prior delays, but follows responses to Ofcom’s prior consultation that clearly raised significant issues. The next … Continue reading

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Ofcom start consultation on technical licence conditions for 800 MHz and 2.6 GHz spectrum auctions

Ofcom today published a consultation on technical licence conditions for 800 MHz and 2.6 GHz UK spectrum auctions, due to take place in 2012. This follows their earlier general consultation on the auctions. Responses are due by 28 July. Ofcom … Continue reading

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UK Parliament launches inquiry into spectrum

The UK system of government and regulation can sometimes be confusing, with the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee of the House of Commons this week announcing an inquiry into the use of spectrum in the UK and issuing a … Continue reading

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Spectrum, broadband, customer switching and online piracy Ofcom’s telecoms priorities for 2011/12

I hope all readers noticed the date for Friday’s blog post (taken down on 2 April) and are not planning on bidding in the teleportation spectrum auction. Avoiding the obvious pitfall of announcing anything serious on 1 April, Ofcom today … Continue reading

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UK to auction 800 MHz and 2.6 GHz spectrum in 2012

Ofcom yesterday started a consultation on the rules for a proposed auction of 250 MHz  of spectrum in the 800 MHz (aka ‘digital dividend’) band and 2.6 GHz band in the first half of 2012. This is equivalent to 75% of existing mobile … Continue reading

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