Tag: mid-band spectrum


US auctions regional 2.4GHz licences to boost rural 5G

August 1, 2022

Via: TechRadar

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has launched a new auction of mid-band spectrum that should improve 5G coverage in rural areas of the US. The sale of 2.5GHz airwaves will be sold on a regional basis, with 8,017 licences up […]

Technology, Wireless

How are C-band deployments changing the 5G landscape in the US?

April 27, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

At the end of last year, an Ookla report positioned the U.S. as the world leader for 5G availability, but when compared to other early 5G adopting countries, it fell short in the category of 5G speed, ranking dead last. […]

Hardware, Technology

Ericsson leverages Intel compute power to extend 5G Cloud RAN offering

June 23, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

With help from Intel, Ericsson has extended its Cloud RAN (Radio Access Network) offering to include support for 5G mid-band and massive MIMO deployments. Ericsson’s expanded portfolio will leverage Intel’s compute – across multiple product generations of Intel Xeon Scalable […]


Ericsson achieves 5.4 Gbps throughput on C Band network at Texas HQs

September 14, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Ericsson has reached what its calling “a new performance benchmark” on its live C band network with 16-layer downlink Multi-user MIMO technology, delivering enhanced spectral efficiency. The demonstration, featuring 16-layer MU-MIMO at 256 QAM with 8 devices over 100 megahertz […]


Pai’s plan for C Band: Auction 280 megahertz, offer incentive payments for rapid clearing

February 6, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai today outlined plans for a public auction of mid-band airwaves that would make 280 megahertz of spectrum available for terrestrial 5G services, raise money for the U.S. Treasury and offer incentive payments to satellite […]


FCC moves on shared access to mid-band spectrum

December 13, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Dec. 12 voted unanimously to continue efforts to ultimately facilitate shared access to the spectrum in the 3.11 GHz to 3.55 GHz range. In addition to incumbent federal operations in this spectrum, primarily military […]


Verizon EVP on spectrum strategy: ‘Not all 5G is created equal’

August 7, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon’s ongoing mobile 5G network deployment, slated to hit parts of 30 cities by the end of the year, taps the operator’s millimeter wave spectrum holdings and has delivered downlink speeds in excess of 2 Gbps. In discussing how Verizon […]