Saturday, 22 September 2018

UK lacks spectrum to support LTE - analyst

By Nick Wood , Total Telecom
Wednesday 16 December 09

Consultant expects LTE to drive refarming as operators march towards high-speed mobile broadband networks; predicts more vendor consolidation.

Telecoms consultant Bengt Nordström late on Tuesday warned that the U.K. currently has insufficient spectrum to support 3G Long Term Evolution (LTE) services. Nordström's comments came as he shared some of his predictions for 2010, including the possible demise of one of the telecoms industry's major vendors. "More spectrum is needed to support LTE – the digital dividend is just 30 MHz and normally you would expect to share new airwaves between three to four operators…

Telecoms consultant Bengt Nordström late on Tuesday warned that the U.K. currently has insufficient spectrum to support 3G Long Term Evolution (LTE) services. Nordström's comments came as he shared some of his predictions for 2010, including the possible demise of one of the telecoms industry's major vendors. "More spectrum is needed to support LTE – the digital dividend is just 30 MHz and normally you would expect to share new airwaves between three to four operators…

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