UK regulator Ofcom has invited industry players to take part in a pilot of "white space" technology in the UK this autumn and said the technology could be fully rolled out during 2014 if the pilot is successful.
The UK's National Audit Office will investigate the recent LTE spectrum auction, which was completed in February after much delay and raised just £2.34 billion, £1.16 billion short of government forecasts.
Initial results from LTE interference tests in the UK indicate that the impact from LTE signals on digital TV reception is much lower than originally anticipated.
UK telecoms regulator Ofcom has now published the round-by-round bids made by each operator in the recent LTE spectrum auction. This data provides a unique insight into elements of the bidders' auction strategies.
The trick in auction design is to encourage sufficient competition among bidders while also ensuring that there are adequate incentives for the operators and their financial backers to build out networks rapidly and on a widespread basis.
Following the UK's LTE spectrum auction, there are concerns that operators may need to trade spectrum as worries surface over how the airwave were distributed, according to a Financial Times report, which cited unnamed sources.
Archant's Mustard TV, serving the Norwich and Norfolk region of the United Kingdom, has taken its local content online using technology from Ooyala, the online video technology vendor said in a news release.
Eutelsat launched consumer packages offering download speeds up to 20 Mbps with upload rates of 4 Mbps to 6 Mbps, which it claims is the fastest satellite packages available in Europe. Could this be a threat to LTE?
The wide-scale deployment of LTE in the UK will save consumers £20 billion by providing them with access to high-speed mobile services, according to a report from telecoms regulator Ofcom.
Ofcom, the UK's telecom regulator, on Thursday proposed new rules designed to prevent service providers from charging consumers a penalty if they decide to end a service contract when a provider raises their rates.