Cullen International’s new benchmark on 5G in the Middle East and North Africa shows that six of the 13 studied countries have already launched commercial 5G networks.
The most used spectrum band to provide 5G is 3.5 GHz. The UAE also made spectrum available in the 26 GHz band for mobile operators, while Saudi Arabia and Qatar are consulting on making more spectrum available for 5G.
Turkey adopted a general 5G strategy for the country without specifying particular targets for 5G launch. Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and UAE formed national teams to facilitate the introduction and deployment of 5G in these countries.
21 January 21
EU Timeline: regulatory milestones for the first half of 2021
This edition of Cullen International’s EU Timeline highlights the most important regulatory developments in the communications sector foreseen at EU level in the first half of 2021.
18 January 21
AVMS Directive Transposition Progress Report January 2021 – Finland and France have also transposed the directive
Cullen International has just published two new benchmarks tracking the progress in the transposition of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive across 14 European countries and the most interesting proposals under discussion.
21 December 20
Latest 5G initiatives in the Americas
Our newly designed Americas Spectrum benchmark shows whether there is any regulation, policy proposal or specific target for the deployment of 5G networks in the Americas; the identification and availability of 5G pioneer spectrum bands; and gives examples of 5G trials and commercial deployments.