One of the key elements of any new wireless coverage standard is how to carve up the frequency spectrum. We’ve covered in previous articles that 5G will operate in different frequency ranges in different countries, due to different regulations, but one of the other key areas to discuss is where the intended frequency ranges for 5G overlap with spectrum already allocated for the 4G market. When this sort of thing has occurred with new wireless technologies, each part of the spectrum was ringfenced for obvious reasons. However Qualcomm is looking to solve some of those teething issues by enabling Dynamic Spectrum Sharing across a number (if not all) of its 5G modems being launched in 2020. When the spectrum has to be carved and ringfenced...

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