refarming

refarming

Reassigning government-regulated electromagnetic spectrum for services with higher value. The users of the existing spectrum are forced out, although they may be compensated in some manner. The frequency bands are assigned to communications services that yield greater economic or social benefit.
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While operators are concentrating investment on 5G some, including KPN, have begun the process of closing 3G infrastructure with a view to refarming spectrum and other assets for LTE and 5G services.
We have also initiated 4G on 900 MHz in certain locations such as Delhi, Mumbai, Kerala, Gujarat and Haryana through dynamic spectrum refarming. These initiatives have delivered a significant capacity uplift and enhanced our customers' experience.
Innovile, the expert network management and optimisation solutions and services provider, has announced that they have completed a nine-month Mobile Spectrum Refarming project with Kyivstar to reallocate their 2G band to new LTE spectrum for 15 Mhz and 20 Mhz carriers, the company said.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-March 29, 2019-Innovile completes spectrum refarming programme for Kyivstar
M2 EQUITYBITES-March 29, 2019-Innovile completes spectrum refarming programme for Kyivstar
Adadevoh stated that the Rural Star Solution required the refarming of spectrum within 900MHz band for optimal data experience.
Operators are in urgent need of a new IoT technology that can support high-data-rate communications to accelerate GSM spectrum refarming.
u[bar] Mobile will undergo huge transformation with 5G, along with radical network evolution: spectrum optimisation (Selective spectrum auctions / refarming to maximise spectrum efficiency) as well network sharing.
In view of the extraordinary demand of the broadband, PTA is working on the rationalisation and refarming of spectrum, smooth renewal of cellular mobile licenses, robust international connectivity through multiple sub-marine cables and continuous availability of spectrum for high end broadband technologies in the country.
The review may result in reclassification and refarming of spectrum, hence freeing up bands for potential new users.
Bouygues Telecom had the best 4G coverage thanks to spectrum refarming authorization on its 1,800 Mhz band, which enabled the operator to have a coverage of 40% of the French Metropolitan population when starting its 4G services.