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Topic # 58805 19-Mar-2010 15:18
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Great article on spectrum sharing:

http://sify.com/finance/mobile-cos-back-proposal-for-spectrum-sharing-news-telecom-jgimjqhdhbd.html

Would this be legal in New Zealand and how would a wireless carrier like 2degrees or vodafone or telecom do this?

Be good in places where vodafone doesn't have coverage and 2degrees does so vodafone users can use 2degrees spectrum and vice versa.

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  Reply # 309174 19-Mar-2010 15:31
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yuxek: Great article on spectrum sharing:

http://sify.com/finance/mobile-cos-back-proposal-for-spectrum-sharing-news-telecom-jgimjqhdhbd.html

Would this be legal in New Zealand and how would a wireless carrier like 2degrees or vodafone or telecom do this?

Be good in places where vodafone doesn't have coverage and 2degrees does so vodafone users can use 2degrees spectrum and vice versa.


Spectrum sharing and site/network sharing are two completely different things.

No operator in NZ has a shortage of spectrum unlike other places in the world where this is the case. All licences in NZ are also national unlike some other countries which also sell geographic licenes for spectrum usage. There is no need for anything like this in New Zealand.


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  Reply # 309830 22-Mar-2010 16:15
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Some of the 3.5GHz spectrum was going to be geographic...




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  Reply # 309866 22-Mar-2010 17:48
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I was meaning all existing cellular licences. Other licences such as mobile radio can be regional or nationwide.

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