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Ofcom consults on using spectrum above 6 GHz for 5G

Friday 16 January 2015 | 13:24 CET | News
UK communications regulator Ofcom has opened a consultation until 27 February on the use of spectrum above 6 GHz for 5G mobile services. According to Ofcom frequencies above 6 GHz could support a variety of uses, "ranging from financial trading and entertainment to gaming and holographic projections, with the potential to support very high demand users in busy areas, like city centres." 5G mobile is expected to deliver data speeds of possible 10-50 Gbps, compared to today's average 4G download speed of 15 Mbps. Higher frequency bands above 6 GHz will be important because 5G services are

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