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Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Shared spectrum to be a topic to discuss and opens good expectations for IoT

The ICT Secretariat has placed to public consultation a proposal for the attribution of declared frequency bands of shared use. The project establishes that the bands do not require authorization for their use, provided that the conditions and technical parameters established by the regulator are respected.

There is not in the current Argentine regulation the concept of unlicensed bands, only a distinction between direct assignments or by competition. The Government's consultation responds to the demand of companies related to the deployment of IoT: in May last year, Artimar, EXO, Solidmation and RGA had asked the ENACOM (National Communications Agency) to adopt standards that are already used worldwide for their regulation: that it be a free band; without a license or entry barriers; and certified equipment to guarantee compliance with the maximum powers established by local regulations. Applicants claim that this type of regulation would ensure the growth of LPWA technologies such as LoRa, Sigfox, Zigbee.

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