Growing drone use could interfere with radio spectrum

Wednesday 18 November 2015 | 12:33 CET | News
Norwegian electronic communications regulator Nkom said it has participated in the R&TTE Administration and Cooperation Group (ADCO R&TTE) campaign regarding remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS), commonly known as drones. In a report adopted on 21 October, the group said the market surveillance authorities found that 92 percent of devices did not fulfil all of the requirements. Half (51%) of assessed RPAS were found to be non-compliant in relation to the effective use of spectrum.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Countries: Europe
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Nkom checks frequency coordination at Holmenkollen ski event

Published 02 Mar 2016 11:44 CET | Norway
The Norwegian Post and Telecommunications Authority (Nkom) said it will attend the Biathlon World Championships at Holmenkollen ...

Nkom delays DAB local radio frequency auction registrations

Published 09 Feb 2016 12:36 CET | Norway
Norwegian communications regulator Nkom said registration for the auction for permits for DAB local radio frequencies has been ...

Nkom gets bid for radio permit for Oppegard and Ski

Published 20 Jan 2016 12:43 CET | Norway
Norwegian electronic communications regulator Nkom said it has received an application for a local public radio permit for the ...

Finland bans non-compliant drones

Published 13 Jan 2016 12:54 CET | Finland
Finish telecommunications authority Ficora issued decisions banning sales and import of the non-compliant models of remotely ...

Nkom expects NOK 69.709 mln frequency fees in 2016

Published 22 Dec 2015 12:41 CET | Norway
Norwegian electronic communications regulator NKom said it expects frequency permit fees in 2016 to reach NOK 69.709 million, in ...

T-Mobile NL wants to register embedded Sims in drones

Published 07 Oct 2015 14:07 CET | Netherlands
aT-Mobile Netherlands believes flying drones should be equipped with an embedded Sim card. The operator's Drone Technology ...

Yota offers Sims delivery by drones in Moscow

Published 04 Sep 2015 17:04 CET | Russian Federation
Russian LTE MVNO Yota, a subsidiary of mobile operator Megafon, will deliver Sims purchased in Moscow via drones, reports ...

Intel invests in Android drone maker Yuneec

Published 31 Aug 2015 09:04 CET | World
Intel announced an investment of over USD 60 million in Chinese drone manufacturer Yuneec. Intel CEO Brian Krzanich announced the ...

Sony prepares commercial drone services

Published 25 Aug 2015 09:11 CET | World
Sony plans to offer commercial drone services targeting the construction, logistics and agriculture industries from the first ...

Calendar   /   Industry Events

30 Nov Zoom Video Communications Q3 2020
30 Nov NexTV Series MENA
01 Dec Hewlett Packard Enterprise fiscal Q4
01 Dec 5G Italy
01 Dec NGON & DCI World
02 Dec FTTH Conference
02 Dec Microsoft AGM
02 Dec Telia EGM
03 Dec Marvell Technology fiscal Q3
03 Dec GCX fiscal Q2
03 Dec Liberty Latin America AGM
06 Dec Gitex Technology Week
07 Dec SIPNOC 2020
07 Dec ECOC Exhibition
::: More Calendar Items