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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The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance urges legislators to maximise connectivity through the European Electronic Communications Code

Official comments from the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance London, UK, 22 November 2017: The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) is calling for legislators to safeguard important provisions on the sharing and management of spectrum within the European Electronic Communications Code (EECC). In a position paper posted today, the DSA has urged the Council of Ministers and the European Parliament to ensure that the valuable resource of spectrum is being put to the best and most efficient uses to extend Internet connectivity for European citizens. Commenting as the two EU institutions reach the…

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The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance supports the European Commission’s European Electronic Communications Code

Official comments from the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance Brussels, Belgium, 27 June 2017: The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) welcomes the European Commission’s proposed European Electronic Communications Code (EECC) and has suggested recommendations to ensure the Code’s spectrum provisions extend connectivity for Europe’s citizens now and in the future. The EECC is part of the European Commission’s plans for improved connectivity in Europe through Wi-Fi, 5G, and high-speed Gigabit broadband capable of supporting upcoming technologies and bandwidth-hungry applications. However, these applications require sufficient spectrum to function in the first instance. The DSA…

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Dynamic Spectrum Alliance Global Summit 2017 Successfully Concludes Following Discussion on Investment in Broadband Infrastructure

Europe announced as the location for the sixth Annual Global Summit taking place in 2018 Cape Town, South Africa, 12 May 2017: Establishing regulatory frameworks for enabling investment in broadband infrastructure across Africa was the key discussion as the fifth annual Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) Global Summit 2017 concluded yesterday in Cape Town, South Africa. The three-day event brought together representatives from five continents and 21 countries around the world, including policy makers, regulators, academia, and public and private sector representatives with first-hand experience developing and implementing a range of…

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Dynamic Spectrum Alliance Awards Recognise Innovations in Dynamic Spectrum Access

Six prestigious awards were presented to Agencia Nacional del Espectro (ANE), Mawingu Networks, Brightwave, Microsoft and the University of Strathclyde Cape Town, South Africa, 11 May 2017: Six individuals and organisations have been recognised in the first ever Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) Awards Ceremony. Taking place during a gala dinner at the DSA’s Annual Global Summit in Cape Town, South Africa (May 9-11), the achievements of Agencia Nacional del Espectro (ANE), Mawingu Networks, Brightwave, Microsoft and the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, were recognised and celebrated for their efforts in furthering…

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Regulators Gather at the DSA Global Summit 2017 to Discuss Opportunities Dynamic Spectrum Access Creates to Move From a Place of Spectrum Scarcity to one of Spectrum Abundance

Cape Town, South Africa, 11 May 2017: Regulators representing four different countries from North America, South America and Asia took part in the Regulator Leadership Summit today during day two of the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) Global Summit 2017 in Cape Town, South Africa. One key message became clear – enabling greater use of unlicensed or lightly licensed spectrum enables innovation and growth, as well as creating new solutions for long standing problems such as narrowing the digital divide. The panel, including representatives from Agencia Nacional del Espectro (ANE), Colombia;…

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DSA Global Summit Unleashes the Spectrum Requirements for the Next Generation Internet

Cape Town, South Africa, 10 May 2017: The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA), the National Communications Authority (NCA), Ghana, and the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) have given the opening keynote addresses to kick off the 2017 DSA Global Summit in Cape Town, South Africa. Welcoming everyone to the conference, the keynote speakers summarised how important spectrum issues are today, to help solve the digital divide and make Internet access a reality everywhere. The DSA Global Summit (May 9-11) is being co-hosted with the Independent Communications Authority of South…

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Dynamic Spectrum Alliance Welcomes ViaSat as the First Broadband Satellite Service Provider to Join the Membership

One of the Key Innovators and Leaders of the Satellite Industry Joins the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance Cape Town, South Africa, 10 May 2017: The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) today announced that ViaSat, a leading global broadband services and technology company, has become its newest member and the first broadband satellite service provider to join the Alliance. “ViaSat joining the DSA is a significant moment in the history of the Alliance,” said Kalpak Gude, president of the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance. “It highlights that, as an Alliance, we take a broad approach…

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