Korea delays crackdown on noncompliant smartphones

South Korea said it will hold off enforcing a new law that bans the use of imported smartphones that operate on frequencies that have not been approved by the government. Since the regulator imposed a limit on handset subsidies, demand …

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Ofcom announces plans for next UK spectrum auction

The UK telecoms regulator has announced initial plans for the UK’s next spectrum auction for the 2.3GHz and 3.4GHz bands. Ofcom is asking bidders to provide input for proposals for the auction, expected to take place in late 2015 or early 2016. Ofcom said although the spectrum would be up for grabs to anyone interested, […]