Thursday, 20 September 2018

Ofcom gives green light to 2G, 3G spectrum refarming

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Wednesday 10 July 13

U.K. mobile operators get permission to reuse 900, 1800, 2600-MHz frequencies for LTE.

Ofcom has given the go-ahead for the U.K.'s mobile operators to refarm 900-MHz, 1800-MHz and 2.6-GHz spectrum for 4G services. The decision was based on a consultation carried out by the telco regulator earlier this year, which proposed tweaking licences held by 3UK, EE, Telefonica and Vodafone to add LTE to the list of technologies permitted under licences covering the aforementioned frequencies…

Ofcom has given the go-ahead for the U.K.'s mobile operators to refarm 900-MHz, 1800-MHz and 2.6-GHz spectrum for 4G services. The decision was based on a consultation carried out by the telco regulator earlier this year, which proposed tweaking licences held by 3UK, EE, Telefonica and Vodafone to add LTE to the list of technologies permitted under licences covering the aforementioned frequencies…

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