Tuesday, 06 December 2016

EU report proposes releasing 700 MHz for mobile broadband by 2020

By Total Telecom staff
Monday 01 September 14

GSM Association welcomes report, but calls for a shorter time frame.

The 700 MHz band (694-790 MHz) should be repurposed for wireless broadband by around 2020 give or take two years, providing sufficient lead time to ensure a stable period of transition for broadcasters. This is one of the findings of a report submitted to European Commission vice president Neelie Kroes by former commissioner Pascal Lamy on how to use the Ultra High Frequency (UHF) spectrum most effectively in the coming decades…

The 700 MHz band (694-790 MHz) should be repurposed for wireless broadband by around 2020 give or take two years, providing sufficient lead time to ensure a stable period of transition for broadcasters. This is one of the findings of a report submitted to European Commission vice president Neelie Kroes by former commissioner Pascal Lamy on how to use the Ultra High Frequency (UHF) spectrum most effectively in the coming decades…

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