Dynamic Spectrum Alliance announces RADWIN, Federated Wireless and Saankhya Labs as members

Washington, DC, 8 November 2018: The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) today announced that RADWIN, Federated Wireless and Saankhya Labs have joined the Alliance, as it continues to advocate for laws and regulations that will lead to more efficient spectrum utilisation. President of the DSA, Kalpak Gude, said: “The DSA is always looking for organisations who share our vision, so I’m thrilled to welcome RADWIN, Federated Wireless and Saankhya Labs to the Alliance.” “These three organisations are all dedicated to implementing alternative ways to enable service providers to reach remote customers…

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DSA sets out 5G action plan ahead of CommunicAsia

Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, 26 June 2018: As the path towards 5G begins to gain momentum, the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance has today set out its vision for a 5G future and the opportunities and challenges that will arise from deploying it. On the opening day of CommunicAsia – one of the most established telecommunications events – DSA President Kalpak Gude highlighted the challenges and barriers that need to be overcome if the potential of 5G is to be fully realized. “5G is widely expected to incorporate a number of innovative…

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Dynamic Spectrum Alliance welcomes Amazon as charter member

18 June 2018: The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) today announced that Amazon has become its newest charter member, joining other industry leaders Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Nominet and Adaptrum. Amazon’s membership follows its commissioning and publishing of a report which found that greater digital adoption in rural areas could add more than £12 billion annually in gross value – equivalent to an increase of between four and eight per cent – to the UK’s rural economy. The report was welcomed by Rt Hon Michael Gove MP who reiterated the potential the…

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DSA Global Summit 2018 drives the industry forward on how to realise shared spectrum access

London, United Kingdom, 3 May 2018: While interest in spectrum sharing has grown substantially in recent years, spectrum access has become more challenged. This is a key message being discussed today during the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) Global Summit 2018 in London. During a panel titled ‘Is Technology the Best Manager of Spectrum?’ representatives from Ofcom, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), DTG, European Commission, ATDI, LS Telecom and Weightless SIG discussed how the traditional model of spectrum management, based primarily around exclusive access to spectrum or static sharing…

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Ofcom, FCC, UK House of Lords and Microsoft open DSA Global Summit 2018

22 regulatory bodies from around the world are being represented at this week’s conference in London London, United Kingdom, 2 May 2018: The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) Global Summit 2018 began this morning with opening keynotes from representatives from the UK House of Lords, Ofcom, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Microsoft. Each representative summarised the importance of open communication on modern and innovative spectrum management methodologies, including dynamically shared and license exempt operations. Philip Marnick, Spectrum Group Director at Ofcom commented: “Managing spectrum efficiently is crucial to improving how…

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Dynamic Spectrum Alliance congratulates the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa for publishing its TV White Space regulations

Official response and comment from the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance Johannesburg, South Africa, 11 April 2018: The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) congratulates the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) for publishing its regulations on the use of Television White Space (TVWS). Marking a huge step forward for South Africa in enabling affordable broadband through dynamic spectrum access technologies, the achievement highlights the progress in the adoption of TVWS regulations around the world. TVWS technologies use unused or unassigned spectrum in the UHF and VHF bands and operate on a secondary…

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Ofcom and the European Commission confirmed to speak at Dynamic Spectrum Alliance Global Summit 2018

London, UK, 15 March 2018: Ofcom, the European Commission (EC), and the EC’s Radio Spectrum Policy Group (RSPG) are the latest in a host of regulators and policymakers who are set to converge in London for the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance’s Sixth Annual Global Summit (May 1-3, 2018). The announcement of UK regulator Ofcom comes shortly after the DSA’s recent submission in support of Ofcom’s Proposed Annual Plan 2018/2019, including the high-level goal to secure standards and improve quality for shared access in 3.8 to 4.2 GHz and to make sufficient…

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Speakers announced for the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance Global Summit 2018 as Europe prepares for 5G trials

Speakers confirmed from the UK Ministry of Defence, International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and Whitespace UK London, UK, 19 February 2018: As a plethora of 5G network trials are being announced across Europe, the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) has released the preliminary agenda and speakers list for its Sixth Annual Global Summit (May 1-3, 2018). Held in Europe for the first time since its inception, the Summit will explore a range of topics from universal affordable connectivity to 6GHz for broadband services, and millimetre wave bands. The Global Summit agenda will…

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The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance urges the FCC to re-evaluate changes to the CBRS band rules

Official comments from the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance Washington D.C, USA, 12 February 2018: The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) has expressed concern to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that changes to the Priority Access License (PAL) and other rules, first requested by petitioners and now proposed by the Commission, are both unnecessary and counterproductive to enabling the fullest use of the Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) band. Replying to the FCC’s request for petitions for rulemaking on the CBRS rules, the DSA urged that the proposed changes will harm the significant…

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Dynamic Spectrum Alliance welcomes the Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago’s TV White Space Framework

Official response and comment from the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance Trinidad and Tobago, 6 February 2018: The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) has congratulated the Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago for publishing the Authorisation Framework for the Accommodation of White Space Radiocommunications Devices. After receiving expressions of interest for the use of White Space devices across the country, the Authority has outlined the technical and operational rules for their deployment. This marks a huge step forward for Trinidad and Tobago and will enable its people to benefit from White Space technology…

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