The plethora of spectrum bands used for LTE (Long-Term Evolution) will result in more expensive devices, and also make the ability to roam globally using the technology less likely, according to industry organisation GSM Association's research arm Wireless Intelligence.
16 Dec 2011 | Northstream
Europe lags behind the rest of the world for advanced mobile services – a matter not helped by the failure to speed up the licensing of the 4G spectrum.
REVOLUTIONS in technology bring benefits to millions, but the companies that make them happen do not always thrive. Even when demand is booming, competition to meet it can be brutal. Makers of telecommunications networks know this only too well. They perform the unseen miracles that allow ever more people to talk, work and play on ever smarter devices just about anywhere, but their rewards have been mostly meagre.
Spectrum auction revenues across Europe could be in the region of €20 billion between 2011 and 2015, according to KPMG’s Spectrum Monitor.
01 Dec 2011 | Northstream