Net1 Sweden plans M2M expansion after beating Telia in 450 MHz licence auction

Tuesday 6 February 2018 | 11:59 CET | News Ice Group subsidiary Netett Sverige (Net1) said it plans to expand its M2M services after winning the frequency auction for the national licence of 2 x 5 MHz in the 450 MHz band (452.5 to 457.5 MHz and 462.5 to 467.5 MHz). Sector regulator PTS said [...]

By | 2018-02-12T23:36:27+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Articles, News|0 Comments

Poland: UKE puts 450 MHz frequency tender plan out to consultation again

Tuesday 16 January 2018 | 11:15 CET | News Polish regulator UKE is returning to the issue of the tender to award frequencies in the band 450 MHz, released by the expiry of Orange Poland's licence at the end of 2016. UKE is holding a consultation on the draft tender conditions and will accept comments until 14 February. The tender will award [...]

By | 2018-01-19T18:21:21+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Articles, News|0 Comments

Slovak regulator touts 5G progress, opens 450MHz consultation

20 Dec 2017 Slovakia Slovakia’s Office for the Regulation of Electronic Communications and Postal Services (Regulacny Urad, RU) says it has begun preparing the ground for the future development of 5G mobile services. The watchdog is urging the country’s wireless operators to utilise spectrum refarming to organise their frequency holdings into contiguous blocks to improve [...]

By | 2018-01-11T22:14:17+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Articles, News|0 Comments

TELE2 Traffic Explodes in Russia’s North-West

A nation-wide LTE450 operator TELE2 reports that its internet traffic has increased 19 times since the beginning of 2017 in the North-West region of Russia. Individuals, large companies and some governments agencies are main users, including Russia state-owned railways, largest railroad network in the world. TELE2 owns 450 MHz spectrum in all 78 regions of [...]

By | 2017-12-26T19:22:44+00:00 December 26th, 2017|Articles, News|0 Comments

Additional Spectrum Secured in the Philippines

A member of 450 MHz Alliance, ice group, continues spectrum acquisition around the world. In this instance, it is the Philippines, a country with population of 100.7 million people. We, at the Alliance, are happy to share this news. 7 December 2017 7 December 2017 – ice group’s Philippine subsidiary, Brodband Everywhere (“BE”), has secured [...]

By | 2017-12-13T18:16:53+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Articles, News, Newsroom & Events|0 Comments

450 MHz Alliance General Assembly Held in Hong Kong

450MHz Alliance held its Autumn/Winter general assembly on the 16th of October in Hong Kong. The event was in conjunction with Qualcomm’s 4G/5G Summit, 16-18 October, at Kerry Hotel in Kowloon. Many Alliance members and guests attended the meeting. Traditionally, the first block was dedicated to operators who shared their progress in development 450 MHz-based [...]

By | 2017-10-26T03:55:11+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Articles, Events, News, Newsroom & Events|0 Comments

Nokia to modernize private nationwide LTE network for Finland’s Ukkoverkot, supporting industrial and public safety services

Full Version 19 September, 2017 Espoo, Finland - Nokia is to completely modernize the nationwide LTE network for Ukkoverkot, the Finnish private network operator offering wireless data communications services for infrastructure operators, the industrial IoT market, public safety authorities, the maritime industry and both residents and enterprises in remote areas. The new network will be [...]

By | 2017-09-19T18:20:53+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Articles, News, Newsroom & Events|0 Comments

STI to expand 4G services to Bali

Sampoerna Telekomunikasi Indonesia (STI) has announced plans to expand its Net1 Indonesia branded LTE services to the island of Bali. The operator's 450-MHz LTE service will be deployed to all areas of Bali ranging from Gilimanuk on the west to the eastern end in Gili Selang, the operator announced. STI is targeting rural areas before [...]

By | 2017-09-03T16:53:12+00:00 September 3rd, 2017|Articles, News, Newsroom & Events|0 Comments

Three line up for Polish 450 MHz licence

Three firms have expressed an interest in acquiring 450MHz spectrum, which is being offered for sale by the Polish government. The frequencies were returned by Orange Polska earlier this year after it opted not to pay the renewal fee of PLN115.5 million (USD28 million). A report from says that Orange, T-Mobile and P4/Play are [...]

By | 2017-07-11T17:19:03+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Articles, News, Newsroom & Events|0 Comments

MediaTek Now Supports 450 MHz Band for IoT

Mediatek has become one more chipset vendor to support 450 MHz band for NB-IoT. MediaTek Unveils its First NB-IoT SoC and Announces China Mobile Collaboration to Build Industry’s Smallest NB-IoT Module New highly integrated and ultra-low-power MT2625 SoC supports a full range of global network connectivity standards to further the advancement of NB-IoT commercial applications [...]

By | 2017-07-09T15:40:56+00:00 July 9th, 2017|Articles, News, Newsroom & Events|0 Comments