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Wednesday, January 27, 2021

While definitions on 5G are awaited, operators innovate with Narrow Band IoT

Mobile operators are emerging in the face of 5G, without urgency and awaiting resolution of several pending regulatory issues. The certainties during 2020 came from the field of IoT. Lastly, mobile operators turned to Narrow Band IoT (NB-IoT) and Cat-M1, with which they seek to dispute the market for unlicensed use technologies

2020 passed without pain or glory in terms of spectrum assignments in Argentina. The year had no news for the industry, which is awaiting definitions of the SubTIC and Enacom in a promised "multi-year spectrum plan." It was announced for the first half of 2021 and will also include the results of the public consultation on Wifi 6, launched in mid-December; an analysis of the frequency reservation for vertical markets; and on TV White Spaces.

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