0
Wireless

WRC-15 allocates 79 GHz band to automotive radar

Tuesday 17 November 2015 | 15:57 CET | News
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has announced the allocation in the 79 GHz frequency band of radio-frequency spectrum needed for the operation of short-range high-resolution automotive radar. The decision was reached at the World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-15) in Geneva and paves the way for the deployment of anti-collision radar devices globally, which the ITU said will significantly improve vehicular safety and reduce traffic accidents.

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.

Subscriptions

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
Companies: ITU
Countries: World
::: 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.


Related

WRC-15 concludes, industry groups welcome results

Published 30 Nov 2015 11:05 CET | World
The International Telecommunication Union's (ITU) World Radiocommunication Conference 2015 (WRC-15) concluded its deliberations ...

WRC confirms opening of 700 MHz band to mobile in EMEA

Published 23 Nov 2015 13:09 CET | World
The ITU World Radiocommunication Conference has confirmed the use of the 700 MHz band for mobile services in Europe, Africa, the ...

Finnish and Russian agencies agree on use of 700 MHz band

Published 04 Nov 2015 12:29 CET | Finland
Finnish telecoms regulator Ficora said has reached an agreement with the Russian frequency management authority regarding use of ...

TRA seeks more bands for mobile communications at WRC-15

Published 03 Nov 2015 14:09 CET | United Arab Emirates
UAE's Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) says it will attend the International Telecommunication Union's World ...

Use of C-band key to meeting city centre data demand - GSMA

Published 03 Nov 2015 09:51 CET | World
The use of additional C-band spectrum is vital to meeting future data demand, according to a new report from the GSMA. Focusing ...

WRC-15 needs to secure future of mobile internet - GSMA

Published 02 Nov 2015 14:54 CET | World
The GSMA urged governments to take advantage of what it described as a "unique opportunity" to ensure the world has enough ...

ITU sets future direction on 5G mobile systems

Published 02 Nov 2015 09:59 CET | World
The ITU Radiocommunication Assembly, held every three to four years, has reached a number of significant decisions that the ITU ...

NGMN calls for WRC action on 5G spectrum

Published 21 Oct 2015 16:08 CET | World
The NGMN alliance of mobile operators has called for the upcoming ITU World Radiocommunication Conference to take the first steps ...

GSMA backs Europe position on L, C bands for mobile

Published 21 Sep 2015 15:16 CET | Europe
The GSMA has largely welcomed the position prepared by Europe for the upcoming World Radiocommunication Conference in Geneva in ...

Early C-Band access to generate significant benefits - study

Published 02 Sep 2015 09:12 CET | World
Early access to spectrum for mobile broadband in the so-called 'C-Band' is likely to generate significant economic benefits, ...

GSMA welcomes Citel mobile spectrum decisions

Published 26 Aug 2015 09:45 CET | Caribbean
The GSMA has issued a statement welcoming the decision of the Inter-American Telecommunications Conference (Citel) to support the ...