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Governments need to free up low-cost spectrum for 5G - GSMA

Monday 14 November 2016 | 13:30 CET | News
The GSMA has issued a report calling on governments and regulators to commit to a global spectrum plan for 5G networks in the run-up to the World Radiocommunication Conference in 2019 (WRC-19). The industry body said providing affordable access to the necessary amount of spectrum was crucial to the success of 5G and that mobile spectrum must be quickly identified within three key frequency ranges – Sub-1 GHz, 1-6 GHz and above 6 GHz – to deliver widespread coverage and support all use cases. "Governments are central to the WRC-19 process to identify harmonised spectrum for 5G and incentivise

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