Traficom, the Finnish Transport and Communications Agency, consults on the draft regulation on auctioning 26 GHz band. The spectrum shall serve for 5G networks. Stakeholders can comment on the draft by 6 March 2020.
Electronic communications get people closer to each other. With the deployment of the next-generation mobile networks communications of people and even machines and things get to yet another level. Still, health concerns may halt technology advancements. Recently, two events prove that: cancellation of top event Mobile World Congress due to coronavirus; and Switzerland putting 5G rollout on halt due to health concerns.
Energy efficient buildings deteriorate mobile connectivity. On one hand, building materials with good insulation characteristics protect from the cold, on the other hand they do not let mobile signal in or out. Therefore, the Irish regulator ComReg recommends two things to consumers to address poor indoor coverage: repeaters and WiFi calling.
The start of year 2020 is a good opportunity to look back at the last decade. In this article we will particularly look at our spectrum auction software and how it evolved in the recent years.