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Indian government proposes only three 2.5 GHz licenses

July 24, 2007, NEW DELHI (WiMAX Day). The Department of Telecom (DoT) in India yesterday revealed its plans for licensing WiMAX spectrum in India. The DoT has proposed that that it will auction licenses in the 2.5 GHz ... continue...

Cosmotelco to invest €500m in WiMAX

July 24, 2007, SKOPJE (WiMAX Day). Greek telecoms operator Cosmotelco announced yesterday that it plans to invest up to €500 million Euros to build a WiMAX network in Macedonia. According to a report from local news agency Makfax, ... continue...

French regulator sees digital dividend

July 17, 2007, PARIS (WiMAX Day). The French telecoms regulator Arcep published a report last week that said the “income generated by the use of radio spectrum is estimated at over €200 billion per year in Europe.” However ... continue...

Portugal supports mobility for new 3.4 ~ 3.8 GHz spectrum

July 3, 2007, LISBON (WiMAX Day). Anacom, the telecommunications regulator in Portugal, has released a proposal for the allocation of 3.4 ~ 3.8 GHz spectrum. Following an initial public consultation last year, which received 19 responses, Anacom will ... continue...

TIM Brazil wants WiMAX

June 28, 2007, SÃO PAULO (WiMAX Day). Last week, Mário César de Araújo, the president of GSM operator TIM Brazil, called on the telecom regulator Anatel to not delay any further the licensing of radio frequencies for WiMAX. ... continue...

WiMAX license awarded in Rwanda

June 28, 2007, KIGALI (WiMAX Day). Altech-Stream Rwanda Limited announced that it has been awarded licenses to deploy WiMAX in the 2.5 GHz and 3.5 GHz frequency bands. In a press release, CEO Craig Venter said, “The licence ... continue...

Ukraine may soon auction 2.5 GHz

June 21, 2007, KIEV (WiMAX Day). Following recent changes in the legislation of Ukraine, the National Commission of Communications (NCRC) has said that it can soon allocate 2.5 ~ 2.7 GHz radio spectrum for WiMAX. The Minister of ... continue...

India supports WiMAX for IMT

June 21, 2007, NEW DELHI (WiMAX Day). According to a report in the Hindu, the Department of Telecom (DoT) in India announced that it intends to support a proposal from the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) that seeks to ... continue...

Future WiMAX Spectrum Auctions

Date Frequency Country
Q4 2007 2.5 ~ 2.69 GHz Japan
Q4 2007 2.5 ~ 2.69 GHz Thailand
Q4 2007 3.4 ~ 3.69 GHz Thailand
Q1 2008 3.4 ~ 3.69 GHz Italy
Q1 2008 3.4 ~ 3.8 GHz Portugal
Q1 2008 2.5 ~ 2.69 GHz UK
Q2 2008 2.5 ~ 2.69 GHz Austria
Q2 2008 2.5 ~ 2.69 GHz Sweden
Q2 2008 2.5 ~ 2.69 GHz Ukraine
Q2 2008 3.4 ~ 3.69 GHz Chile
Q3 2008 3.4 ~ 3.69 GHz Brazil
Q4 2008 2.3 ~ 2.39 GHz Hong Kong
2009 - 10 2.5 ~ 2.69 GHz Hong Kong