LS telcom announces delivery of C-Band/5G Spectrum Compatibility Study to Intelsat and SES

Bowie, Maryland, Lichtenau/Baden, Germany, 1st October 2018 – LS telcom Inc., a worldwide leader in spectrum management and monitoring solutions, today announced that it has delivered a comprehensive study of 5G spectrum compatibility to Intelsat and SES, leading providers of C-Band satellite services in the United States. The objective of this spectrum study was to analyze the characteristics and impact of signal interference as well as potential mitigation measures as a result of introducing 5G deployments in adjacent spectrum to existing C-Band satellite services. As the FCC continues its comprehensive…

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LS telcom conducts future looking study for UK Spectrum Policy Forum on UHF Band (694-960MHz) defragmentation

London, UK, Lichtenau/Baden, Germany, 6th August 2018 – LS telcom UK was commissioned by the UK Spectrum Policy Forum (SPF) to conduct a future looking study to examine the practicality, feasibility, and implications of defragmenting the UHF band 694 to 960 MHz. SPF is the industry sounding board to Government and Ofcom on future spectrum management and regulatory policy with a view to maximizing the benefits of spectrum for the UK. The study was initiated by the UK SPF in response to radical proposals to re-plan the 694 to 960…

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“Future of Broadband – Beyond Consumer Broadband” at the 23rd Annual Spectrum Summit

180 delegates from 28 countries worldwide attended Europe’s largest Annual Spectrum Summit, hosted by LS telcom in conjunction with PolicyTracker in Lichtenau / Baden Lichtenau/Baden, Germany – “Future of Broadband – Beyond Consumer Broadband” was the theme of the 23rd Annual Spectrum Summit concluding yesterday at LS telcom’s headquarters in Lichtenau/Baden Württemberg, Germany. The conference featured presentations and panel discussions on 5G services, new use cases and spectrum requirements for vertical markets, as well as the future of radio broadcasting in the light of 5G. The event attracted representatives and…

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NavAidDrone: new drone-based measurement system for navigational aid inspection

Lichtenau / Baden, Germany, 5th March 2018 – Following a joint-development effort with FCS Flight Calibration Services GmbH, LS telcom’s Colibrex announces the launch of NavAidDrone, a drone-based system for navigational aid (NAVAID) inspections. The NavAidDrone is used for field measurements required for commissioning and regular maintenance of Instrument Landing Systems (ILS). It will support Air Navigation Service Providers, NAVAID system manufacturers, and CNS (communication, navigation, surveillance) installation and maintenance service engineers. The system can also perform VOR and GBAS measurements with additional software included. Measurement data, processed by the…

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LS telcom examines options to improve digital connectivity on Britain’s railway

London, UK, Lichtenau / Baden, Germany, 9th January 2018 – LS telcom UK has produced a report for Britain’s railway to support improved digital connectivity for customers. The research project was commissioned by the Rail Safety and Standards Board on behalf of the Future Communications and Positioning Systems Advisory Group. The research report proposes a 3 to 5-year technology roadmap, and identifies commercial deployment models for improving high-speed mobile internet connectivity for passengers, as well as passenger and freight train operations. According to the study, wireless technology solutions including a…

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LS telcom expands cooperation on LoRa software tools with Digita

Lichtenau / Baden, Germany, 21st December 2017 – Digita, a pioneer in wireless and digital solutions, and LS telcom, a worldwide leader in spectrum management and radio network planning solutions, have agreed to expand their cooperation on network planning tools. Digita already employs LS telcom’s software planning tool suite CHIRplus for the planning of their radio and TV networks and microwave links, and the cooperation now expands to the planning of Internet of things (IoT) networks. Digita has adopted the CHIRplus_TC application, which provides full functionality and is optimised for…

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Ofcom publishes report about in-vehicle measurements by LS telcom and Siroda

London, UK, Lichtenau/Baden, Germany, 18th December 2017 – LS telcom today announces the publication of a report produced for Ofcom to better understand the impact of mobile signal attenuation inside vehicles. Together with Siroda, a specialist in RF signal measurements, LS telcom conducted a study, which included a unique in-car mobile signal measurement campaign. The report “In-car Mobile Signal Attenuation Measurements” presents a comprehensive set of in-car mobile signal attenuation results as well as statistical analysis of the measurement data. The unique aspect of the study required careful consideration of…

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LS telcom study results adopted by ETSI in report on GSM-Railway networks evolution

Lichtenau / Baden, Germany, 22nd November 2017 – The European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) has officially adopted results from LS telcom’s study “Coexistence of GSM-R with other Communication Systems” commissioned by the European Union Agency for Railways. The LS telcom report examined the possibility of using the ER/R-GSM spectrum by other radio communication systems for railways in coexistence with the existing GSM-R system operated in that frequency band. The objective of the study was to find out whether new spectrum is required for a successor system or whether band sharing…

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European Commission publishes study by LS telcom on spectrum assignment in the EU with a view to future 5G services

London, UK, Lichtenau/Baden, Germany, 23rd October 2017 – LS telcom today announces the publication by the European Commission of the “Study on Spectrum Assignment in the European Union”. The report, written by LS telcom together with PolicyTracker and VVA, examines the approaches used by EU Member States for authorizing and assigning spectrum with a view to determining which methods might be most appropriate in the context of future 5G services and the development of industrial sectors, so called vertical markets, in the European Union. “This study will inform regulators, operators…

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When will Exponential Mobile Growth Stop?

London, UK, Lichtenau/Baden, Germany, 10th October 2017 – LS telcom today announces the publication of a report entitled “When will exponential mobile growth stop?” Richard Womersley, Director Spectrum Consulting of LS telcom, explained the rationale for the study, “Exponential growth cannot continue indefinitely as the result would be that whatever is growing will eventually reach an infinite size. We wanted to examine more closely how future mobile data traffic will really evolve and whether current estimates of continuing exponential growth until at least 2030 are valid, in order to inform…

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