UK Spectrum Policy Forum - Cluster 2: Scope for Sharing in 3.8 - 4.2GHz Band

Date: Friday 26 May 2017uk spectrum policy forum5
Venue: techUK, 10 St Bride Street, London, EC4A 4AD
Chair: Peter Curnow-Ford, UK SPF Cluster 2 Chair and Director, Plasma Antennas Limited

Presentations are available to download here.

Presentations from the Cluster 2 meeting are embedded below to allow better access via mobile and tablet.


Introduction & Scene Setting

Peter Curnow-Ford, Chair UK SPF Cluster 2

Cristina Data, Ofcom 

Spectrum Sharing

Overview - Dean Bubley, Disruptive Wireless

US CBRS Scheme - Simon Saunders, Google

Slides not available

Database Solutions - Saul Friedner, LS Telecom

H Nwana, Dynamic Spectrum Alliance

Incumbent Perspectives

Satellite - Chris Cheeseman, BT 

Mohan Juwad, Intelsat


Mobile/Cellular Perspective

Mobile - Alessandro Casagni, GSA

Small Cells - Paul Senior, Airspan

Valuation and Pricing

Anna Coast, Telcoconsulting

Tony Lavender, Plum Consulting

Closing Dicussion and Next Steps

Cluster 2 has the goal to capture current and future Use requirements for spectrum [as apart from the Applications and Demand for spectrum] and to enable understanding and discussion around the current and future proposed methods of Access to spectrum. The strategy has been defined and accepted as:

  1. Review primary Access mechanisms
  2. Review approaches to spectrum awards
  3. Understand primary and secondary uses of spectrum
  4. Review new 'sharing' approaches
  5. Leverage Cluster 1 and 3 input
  6. Recommend 'new/changed methods' to Government, Ofcom and Internationally

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Incumbent perspectives:

UK SPF 3.8-4.2GHz Bands (pdf)


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