Signal look out: I&B seeks views on shift to the 4000-4200 MHz band

Reaches out to broadcasters, telecom operators; wants to free up spectrum for 5G

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Surajeet Das Gupta New Delhi

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The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (I&B) has asked broadcasters and teleport operators (which provide satellite communication services to broadcasters amongst others) to respond with their views in case the government decides that current and future assignment of spectrum to them is shifted from the 3700-4200 MHz band to the 4000-4200 MHz band.

Through a communication dated June 8, the ministry also wanted to know that in case of such a migration, how much time the broadcasters would need for the revision of the permission agreements and reallocation of foreign satellites, amongst others.
The move by the I&B ministry, which is the administrative ministry for broadcasters, is part of the Department of Telecommunication’s (DOT’s) efforts to free up valuable spectrum for 5G
Topics : 5G spectrum

First Published: Jun 13 2023 | 10:13 PM IST

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