Posts tagged with: GHz

3.45 GHz auction blasts past $7B

All eyes are on the 3.45 GHz spectrum auction this week as its success or failure hinges on making the reserve price set by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Last week, the auction appeared to teeter on the brink, with...

3.45 GHz auction hits make-or-break stage

Talk about a white-knuckle ride. The 3.45 GHz auction threw a lot of folks in a tizzy after Thursday’s bidding rounds. Will the auction collapse? The 3.45 GHz auction, which started October 5, completed 23 rounds on Thursday, with bids...

3.45 GHz auction surpasses $1.5B, loses one large bidder

Bids in the 3.45 GHz auction surpassed $1.5 billion at the close of Friday’s rounds, and it appears one large bidder has dropped out. Since starting on Tuesday there have been 11 rounds, together generating around $1.57 billion. Auction 110...

Nokia, MediaTek hit 3.2 Gbps in sub-6 GHz carrier aggregation trial

Nokia and MediaTek fired up a carrier aggregation trial that used sub-6 GHz spectrum to reach end-user speeds of 3.2 Gbps. The test combined different frequency channels – lower band FDD (Frequency Division Duplex) 600 MHz and mid-band TDD (Time...

3.45 GHz auction kicks off, $672M in Day 1 proceeds

The Federal Communications Commission’s Auction 110 for mid-band spectrum kicked off Monday with two rounds of bidding complete. Results show gross proceeds as of the end of bidding on Day One stood at $672,410,700. The reserve price set by the FCC...

U.S. midband spectrum 3.45 GHz auction just around the corner

The next U.S. mid-band spectrum auction is slated to start Tuesday, October 5, offering licenses in the 3.45-3.55 GHz range. The top three mobile carriers, along with Dish Network and UScellular, are on the roster of 33 qualified bidders (PDF) for...

WifiForward, WISPA tout next steps on 6 GHz

Industry groups WifiForward and WISPA are excited by the FCC’s recent move to set up spectrum coordination systems for unlicensed operations in the 6 GHz band. A public notice on automated frequency coordination (AFC) systems was adopted this week ahead...

Massive MIMO, adaptive beam forming spiff up 12 GHz band

Advances in wireless technology are getting some love in the fight over whether the 12 GHz band should be used for 5G. In its latest arguments before the FCC, long-time 12 GHz 5G proponent RS Access points (PDF) to a...

What’s in the cards for the 3.45 GHz auction?

The next U.S. mid-band spectrum auction is set to start on October 5 for spectrum in the 3.45 GHz range. Leading up to Auction 110, analysts have speculated how carriers might or might not show up.   The deadline to resubmit...

AT&T adds sub-6 GHz 5G for enterprise IoT

AT&T is opening up sub-6 GHz 5G access for enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) deployments, with managed services on a Cisco provided platform. U.S. carriers, including AT&T, have already worked to leverage their wireless networks for IoT with LTE-based and...