Reportlinker Adds Radio Spectrum - 4G spectrum Regulatory Conditions, Valuation & Fragmentation Risks, (4th Edition)

Dec 14, 2010, 14:16 ET from Reportlinker

NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Radio Spectrum - 4G spectrum Regulatory Conditions, Valuation & Fragmentation Risks, (4th Edition)

Key questions


-  What spectrum restrictions are the European Union and the

United States having to face?

-  Why are the measures outlined by regulatory and policy-making

bodies similar?

-  What additional challenges does the European Union face in

working to achieve a harmonised spectrum policy?

Digital Dividend

-  Is Europe lagging behind the US?

-  What is the current status of the digital dividend?

-  Is harmonisation going to be achieved in Western Europe for

the 800 MHz band?

-  What advantages does it bring to mobile operators?

-  Which role will it play in 4G development?

4G spectrum

-  Which frequency bands and at what cost?

-  Which frequency bands are used today by mobile networks?

-  Which frequency bands are going to be used for 4G networks?

-  What spectrum requirements will the growth of mobile

broadband create?

-  What new spectrum will be available in the coming years?

-  What will be the price of the new frequency bands?

This report provides an overview of the latest trends in the field of spectrum. It analyses the regulatory trends concerning new spectrum for mobile services, and provides a detailed look at the recent allocation plans from the US and Europe. It also analyses what impact the allocation of the digital dividend will have on the mobile sector and supplies an analysis of the valuation of spectrum by examining the most recent spectrum auctions worldwide.





Regulatory situation in Europe and the USA

3.1.The spectrum situation in Europe

3.1.1. Background

3.1.2. European Commission actions

3.1.3. RSPP (Radio Spectrum Policy Program)

3.2. The US broadband plan


Is Europe lagging behind the US?

4.1. Status of analogue TV switch-off

4.2. What is the status of digital dividend?

4.2.1. Europe

-  Denmark -  Finland -  France -  Germany

-  Sweden -  Switzerland -  The UK

4.2.2. Digital dividend in the rest of the world

-  Americas -  USA -  Japan -  South Korea

-  China -  Other Asia-Pacific countries

4.3. Technical issues surrounding the digital


-  Technical plan for the 800 MHz band in Europe


-  Interference issues


Which frequency bands and at what cost?

5.1. The mobile data traffic explosion and its

impact on spectrum requirements

5.1.1. IDATE's traffic forecasts

5.1.2. Market projections

5.1.3. Spectrum needs

5.2. Which frequency bands are being used in

each region?

5.2.1. Existing bands for mobile networks

5.2.2. Frequency bands for LTE: a risk of

fragmentation exists

5.2.3. 4G spectrum around the world

5.2.4. Availability dates for LTE licences

5.2.5. FDD and TDD convergence

-  Frequency bands for TDD operation

-  Competition between mobile WiMAX an TD-LTE

-  The Chinese market to drive TD-LTE

-  India's auctions could increase interest in TD-LTE

5.3. Spectrum refarming

5.3.1. A definition of spectrum refarming 5.9.4 FDD channeling

5.3.2. Frequency bands for refarming 5.9.5 OFDMA and spectrum flexibility

5.3.3. The 900 MHz band

-  Potential benefits

-  The distribution of the 900 MHz spectrum will

slow down the refarming process

-  The GSM Directive

5.3.4. UMTS 850 and 900 MHz deployments

-  Australia -  Finland -  France -  Sweden

-  Switzerland -  The United Kingdom

5.4. 2.6 GHz band status

5.4.1. FDD/TDD arrangements

5.4.2. European Commission Decision

5.4.3. Europe: harmonisation of the 2.6 GHz

band is not likely

-  Austria -  Belgium -  Denmark -  Finland

-  France -  Germany -  The Netherlands -  Norway

-  Sweden -  The United Kingdom

5.4.4. Asia-Pacific region

-  Japan -  Hong Kong -  South Korea -  India -  China

5.4.5. USA

5.4.6. South America

-  Brazil -  Chile

5.5. 3.5 GHz band status: potential for 4G in the

long term

5.5.1. Current and future use

5.5.2. Regulatory context - European Commission

5.5.3. Status in Europe and in the US

5.6. Satellite bands: opportunities for a satellite

complement to terrestrial networks

5.6.1. S-Band in Europe

5.6.2. LightSquared

-  Technology: a hybrid satellite-terrestrial network

-  Spectrum

-  Network building

-  A wholesale-only business model

-  Plans – commercial service

5.7. Mobile operators' strategies

5.7.1. Spectrum used by mobile operators

5.7.2. How to deal with the explosion in data


5.7.3. Network sharing and its impact on

spectrum valuation

5.8. Spectrum valuation and the cost of 4G


5.8.1. Factors playing a role in spectrum valuation

5.8.2. Price of LTE spectrum

5.8.3. Price of WiMAX spectrum

5.8.4. Spectrum caps

5.9. The technological factor

5.9.1. Evolution of mobile technologies

5.9.2. Spectrum efficiency gains

5.9.3. SDR base station facilitate spectrum

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