Posts tagged with: midband spectrum

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...

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...

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...

Ericsson looks to blend in with new 5G radios for streetscapes

Ericsson debuted three new radios Monday that aim to address challenges with 5G deployments in dense urban areas, by reducing installation time and the need for multiple siting permits. Aesthetics are another key aim, as the vendor says compact units...

JMA, ExteNet clock 600 Mbps in stadium DAS

JMA Wireless and ExteNet deployed a mid-band 5G network at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio, that enabled download speeds of more than 600 megabits per second (Mbps), all while the 23,300-seat stadium was full of fans....

Ericsson and APT establish first 5G multi-operator core network in Taiwan

Ericsson has helped Asia-Pacific Telecom (APT) deploy the first 5G non-standalone multi-operator core network (MOCN) sharing set up in Taiwan. Earlier this year Ericsson won a deal with APT for a nationwide LTE upgrade that included 5G-ready equipment from the...

Big 3 carriers, Dish apply for 3.45 GHz auction

The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday released a roster of applicants for participation in the next U.S. mid-band spectrum auction. Auction 110 is set to start October 5, offering up to 4,060 flexible-use licenses with 100-megahertz in the 3.45-3.55 GHz...

T-Mobile 5G powers Halo’s driverless car service in Las Vegas

T-Mobile is driving home the point that it’s got a 5G network good enough to power one of the first commercial driverless car services in the U.S., with Halo running on T-Mobile’s 5G network in Las Vegas. It’s not yet...

T-Mobile snubs Dish again, this time over 12 GHz band

When SpaceX CEO Elon Musk gave his keynote for the Mobile World Congress audience in Barcelona this week, he did not specifically mention the 12 GHz band, even though it happens to be at the heart of a big fight...