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LTE has too many frequency bands – endangering global connectivity

LTE has too many frequency bands – endangering global connectivity

Posted 02 February 2014 | By | Categories: Mobile Intrastructure | Comments Off on LTE has too many frequency bands – endangering global connectivity

LTE is a triumph of standardisation at the silicon chip level. Never has the world been so converged on a common mobile technology future. But LTE has been much less successful at the Radio Frequency level. LTE has been specified in too many frequency bands. There are in 30 different frequency bands for the FDD version of LTE and 14 for the TDD version. Just what problems are we storing up in the future by this alarming proliferation of 4G frequency bands?

Is Mobile Regulation only about draining profits from the Mobile Phone Companies

Is Mobile Regulation only about draining profits from the Mobile Phone Companies

Posted 28 February 2010 | By | Categories: Mobile Intrastructure, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Is Mobile Regulation only about draining profits from the Mobile Phone Companies

There have been three major changes of regulatory structure for the mobile phone industry over the past 30 years…a new structure every 10 years. Next year is the 10th anniversary since the 2003 Communications Act gave Ofcom a primary duty to further the interests of citizens in relation to communications matters and…where appropriate by promoting competition. It is timely to look at the powers and duties of Ofcom to see if they are “fit for purpose” for the next 10 years.