Japan’s telecom regulator allocates 5G spectrum for telecos

4 Japanese carriers, including NTT Docomo, KDDI and SoftBank Corp, and Rakuten Inc, have been allocated 5G spectrum. They will be investing a total of around $15.29 billion, a conservative figure, spread across 5 years to build their 5G networks. In a significant development that marks the a milestone in the impending launch of high-speed…

France to auction 5G frequencies this autumn: Agnes Pannier-Runacher

France’s 5G auction, which will in most probability exclude bids from China’s Huawei Technologies, will set the groundwork for next generation industries, including IoT. On Thursday, French news agency Le Figaro reported Junior Minister Agnes Pannier-Runacher as stating, France will commence the auction of 5G telecoms frequencies this autumn, with licenses expected to be given…