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BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS: 4G LTE Spectrum To Auction In October
July 6, 2015

The Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) divulged an agenda for the introduction of 4G LTE spectrum. It could be available in October. They are evaluating spectrum in the 450 MHz, 700 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900MHz, 1900 […]

PARAGUAY: Auction For 4G-Suitable Spectrum
July 2, 2015

The president of the telecommunications regulators (CONATEL), said that the distribution of the spectrum is a top priority, and  that the auction could initiate next month. It could include 40 MHz of paired AWS spectrum […]

HONG KONG: Performance Specifications For Apparatus Operating In The 2.4 GHz Or 5 GHz Band
June 30, 2015

In this specification, published in june 2 2015,  the Hong Kong Communications Authority (HKCA) set out the technical and evaluations requirements for radiocommunications apparatus operating in the 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz band and employing frequency […]

UNITED STATES: Wireless Innovation Act Reintroduced In U.S Senate To Free Up Spectrum
June 29, 2015

On June 18, 2015, a group of Senators, reintroduced the Wireless Innovation Act to free up spectrum for wireless broadband, including in the 5GHz band, trying to keep U.S leading the world in wireless innovation […]

INDIA: Bureau Of Indian Standards (BIS) Just Announced The Discontinuation Of The Tatkal Scheme
June 29, 2015

The “TATKAL LICENSING SCHEME¨ has been the fast track process for BIS registration and was implemented in 2014 to avoid delay in the process of GOL in case of products under Mandatory Certification. Under this […]

NEW ZEALAND: Radiocommunications Regulations (Radio Standards) Notice 2015.
June 24, 2015

New Zealand’s minister of Business, Innovation and Employment, gave the radio communications regulations notice 2015 in their official gazette on February 12th. This notice comes into force the same day it was published and describes […]

MALAYSIA: Frequency Range 5470~5650 MHz Open For Unlicensed Band In The Latest CA And TC SRD
June 24, 2015

In a Technical Code (TC) with specifications for Short Range Devices (SRD),developed by Malaysian Technical Standards Forum Bhd (MTSFB) And registered by Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) on December 18 2014, frequency range 5470-5650 […]

UNITED STATES: Order FCC 14-208 Will Take Effect On July 13-2015
June 23, 2015

On December 17, 2014 the Federal Commission adopted the Report and Order FCC 14-208, to review the Commission radio-frequency (RF) equipment authorization program. New rules were adopted to allow TCBs to issue grants of equipment Certification for […]

CANADA: RSS-247 — Digital Transmission Systems (DTSs), Frequency Hopping Systems (FHSs) and Licence-Exempt Local Area Network (LE-LAN) 5GHz Devices
June 23, 2015

IC Industry Canada recently published the Radio Standards Specification RSS-247, Issue 1, for Digital Transmission Systems (DTSs), Frequency Hopping Systems (FHSs) and Licence-Exempt Local Area Network (LE-LAN) Devices, which is a new standard to replace […]

CANADA: RSS-119 — Land Mobile And Fixed Equipment Operating In The Frequency Range 27.41-960 MHz
June 23, 2015

IC Industry Canada recently published the Radio Standards Specification RSS-119, Issue 12, for Land Mobile and Fixed Equipment Operating in the Frequency Range 27.41-960 MHz, which replaces the RSS-119, Issue 11, dated June 2011. The […]