21 Sep 2021

Wireless

ANACOM increases bidding increments to speed up sluggish 5G auction

Portugal’s National Communications Authority (Autoridade Nacional de Comunicacoes, ANACOM) has announced that it has increased the bidding increments in its slow-moving 5G auction. Published on 20 September, Regulation No. 867-A/2021... more

CURA issues clarification on 700MHz reserve prices for upcoming multi-band spectrum auction

The Isle of Man’s Communications and Utilities Regulatory Authority (CURA) has issued a clarification regarding the reserve prices for 700MHz in an upcoming frequency sale. In the press release, the... more

Libyana to improve 4G coverage in Ghat area

Mobile network operator (MNO) Libyana, a subsidiary of state holding company the Libyan Post Telecommunications and Information Company (LPTIC), has announced the arrival of equipment which will improve 4G coverage... more

Infinera’s Auto-Lambda solution picked by Globe for 5G

US-based Infinera has announced that Globe Telecom of the Philippines has selected its Auto-Lambda solution, featuring ‘auto-tuneable optics, to upgrade its existing 4G access and aggregation networks and in anticipation... more

Vodafone NZ completed 23 cell site upgrades/builds in August

Vodafone New Zealand has announced it completed the deployment and upgrade of 23 cell sites in August as part of its regional investment programme. The mobile network operator (MNO) reports... more

Broadband

MoTC calls for feedback on plans to amend Act on Broadband Construction Aid

Finland’s Ministry of Transport and Communications (Liikenne-ja viestintaministerio, MoTC) has announced its intention to amend the Act on Broadband Construction Aid to continue to comply with the EU’s state aid... more

Miscellaneous

Malta reports growth for fixed broadband and cellular services

Fixed broadband and mobile subscriptions in Malta recorded growth in the year to 30 June 2021. The latest quarterly report from the Malta Communications Authority (MCA) highlights a 4.2% annual... more