Thursday, March 04, 2021

Conditions for the 5G auction will be ready in the second half

ANE (National Spectrum Agency of Colombia) director, Miguel Felipe Anzola, spoke with Convergencialatina about the priorities of the Action Plan 2021, which includes the management of spectrum of the 6 GHz band. The conclusions of the consultation on Wifi 6 will be available in the coming weeks. "Together with the MinTIC we seek to modernize procedures for spectrum management, which is increasingly in demand," he said.

The public consultation on the use of the 5925-7125 MHz frequency bands, the conclusions of which will be published in the coming weeks, was prepared by the ANE and raises the free use of the 5925-7125 MHz band based on two aspects: the development technology of unlicensed standards (Wi-Fi in particular) and the economic and social development that involves the use of license-exempt frequencies. This implies maintaining the currently allocated services (Fixed, Fixed by Satellite and Mobile). Currently, in Colombia Wi-Fi operates in medium bands; in 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz.

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