New ITU-R model for building loss agreed

At the recent ITU-R Study Group 3 meeting in Geneva on March 30th , a new model for ‘building entry loss’ was agreed. Developed over a year of strongly collaborative effort by a group chaired by Plum’s Richard Rudd, this model is based on recent measurements carried out by many organisations including NASA, Ericsson, Telstra,[…]

Plum advises on Bermuda spectrum award

Plum recently supported the Regulatory Authority of Bermuda with its HDS-1 spectrum award (for the award of 700 MHz, 850 MHz and 2100 MHz bands). The award was carried out using a comparative tender approach. Plum advised the RA on the assessment of Applications and also advised the Expert Panel established to make recommendations for[…]

Spectrum Auctions – Lessons from North America, Europe and beyond

Tim Miller spoke at, and moderated, TechUK’s seminar on lessons that can be learnt from recent spectrum auctions. Tim’s keynote speech covered trends in spectrum awards – not just auctions – and spectrum value, and the slides can be found below. Other presentations focussed on the current US incentive auctions, and future predictions for auction[…]

Developing a spectrum strategy to ensure Europe maximizes the potential of 5G

Tim Miller presented at the 11th European Spectrum Management Conference in Brussels on 23 June on how the evolution of 5G technologies and services are leading to the need for a change in the way spectrum management is considered.  He explained the service-led definitions of 5G, before focussing on the spectrum allocation decisions that have been made – and need[…]