June 18, 2024

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Via Southgate: Australia: Five-year spectrum outlook

The WIA reports the Australia communications regulator ACMA has released it’s five-year spectrum outlook

The WIA website says:

ACMA have released:’The Five-Year Spectrum Outlook 2022–27″

Informed by views of spectrum users, the FYSO provides an overview of technology, market and policy drivers likely to shape the demand of spectrum over the next 5 years.

It also includes the ACMA’s work program for the next 12 months to help spectrum users plan for potential changes.

Top-line activities over the life of this FYSO include:
• implementing planning outcomes to support bringing 5G spectrum to market
• monitoring demand for spectrum for non-geostationary satellite orbit constellations
• monitoring terahertz spectrum international developments and use cases
• updating spectrum licensing technical frameworks and RALIs for apparatus licences
• exploring new spectrum-sharing techniques
• monitoring terrestrial television broadcasting technology options to support future planning work, while continuing radio industry transition to digital radio technologies
• commencing consideration of expiring spectrum licences
• supporting the development of Australian positions for the World Radiocommunication Conference 2023 (WRC-23).

ACMA’s Response to submissions document focuses on the major themes raised in submissions. As a result of feedback ACMA have, for example, included the 4500–4800 MHz band in the monitoring stage of the band planning process.

ACMA thank all submitters, whose feedback informed our future work program development.

For more information see:

Source WIA https://wia.org.au/

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