Tag: spectrum

Measuring the Need for more Unlicensed Spectrum

The growing network of connected devices, increasing number of Wi-Fi users, and growing data capacity requirements will necessitate careful Wi-Fi spectrum planning. To satisfy...

ETSI publishes specs for spectrum sharing in 2.3/2.4 GHz band

Spectrum sharing will be an increasingly important aspect of the technology and economics of LTE and 5G networks from now onwards. However, two standards...

The Convergence Towards Spectrum Sharing

Why spectrum sharing? Commercial access and use of spectrum has traditionally been authorized in two ways: either through individual licenses or in accordance with license...

Planning for Wi-Fi Spectrum Needs

The widespread popularity of Wi-Fi and the continually increasing volumes of traffic on Wi-Fi networks mean that Wi-Fi spectrum needs will need to be...

Emerging Approaches to Unlicensed Spectrum

In the never-ending quest for more spectrum to support rising data usage, and now the exploding numbers of devices promised for the IoT, capacity...

Spectrum sharing is urgent as licensed/unlicensed barriers blur

As the need for wireless broadband capacity grows, and the supply of virgin spectrum in optimal bands below 6GHz dries up, the need to...

US plans model cities to test spectrum sharing

As spectrum becomes a scarce resource in some urban areas, sharing bands between different services is becoming a priority for many regulators. The FCC...