ITU urges Asia to reduce digital divide

DYNAMIC SPECTRUM ALLIANCE GLOBAL SUMMIT, PHILIPPINES: The Asia-Pacific region has high cellular penetration yet fairly low internet uptake, an issue which needs to be addressed by governments as well as the private sector, according to Christian Gomez, the ITU’s spectrum …

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Ofcom sees TV whitespace as model for the future

DYNAMIC SPECTRUM ALLIANCE GLOBAL SUMMIT, PHILIPPINES: UK telecoms regulator Ofcom is focused on spectrum sharing to address the shortage of available spectrum, but its primary goal is to prove that dynamic access works and use it as a model for …

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India’s DoT to issue spectrum trading guidelines by June

India’s Department of Telecom is expected to finalise the long-awaited guidelines on spectrum trading and sharing by the end of June. The country’s mobile operators, with support from the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), have long complained that the …

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India’s DoT to provide clarity on spectrum sharing and trading

India’s Department of Telecom (DoT) said yesterday it aims to provide clarity on key issues such as spectrum sharing and trading, but said the planned auction in February won’t be delayed. An official said that the roadmap for the auction has …

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UK government to encourage spectrum sharing

The UK government has stated that it will further investigate the prospect of encouraging spectrum sharing among operators.