[DC3] Fwd: [Members] DSA 2018 Global Summit - Update

Steve Song steve at villagetelco.org
Thu May 3 14:15:17 UTC 2018


Will produce an article summarising the event in the next few days.

Cheers... Steve

On Thu, 3 May 2018 at 08:45, Jane Coffin <coffin at isoc.org> wrote:

> Hi Ben –
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> Steve Song also is there…
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> He may be able to give you some info about the last bits of the meeting.
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> Jane
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> *From: *<dc3-bounces at listas.altermundi.net> on behalf of "
> bewallis at microsoft.com" <bewallis at microsoft.com>
> *Reply-To: *Dynamic Coalition on Community Connectivity <
> dc3 at listas.altermundi.net>
> *Date: *Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 1:16 PM
> *To: *Dynamic Coalition on Community Connectivity <
> dc3 at listas.altermundi.net>
> *Subject: *Re: [DC3] Fwd: [Members] DSA 2018 Global Summit - Update
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> Hi Sylvia
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> I am attending the DSA Summit. I work on regulatory affairs for Microsoft
> and I am sharing below my notes from the interventions of the regulators
> who have spoken here in London. I would note, though, that (as is clear
> from the agenda <http://dynamicspectrumalliance.org/global-summit/>)
> there have been many interesting presentations also from non-regulators
> providing examples of innovative technological solutions and perspectives
> about how to evolve spectrum management.
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> I unfortunately cannot attend the final afternoon of the Summit where
> there are a couple of sessions of particular relevance to DC3 - panelists
> from regional and global economic development institutions looking at
> access to finance in emerging markets, and a session on Challenges to
> Universal and Affordable Connectivity. Hopefully there will be someone else
> here who’s able to share notes of those sessions.
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> Ben
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> *Ben Wallis*
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> Regulatory Policy Analyst
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> Microsoft Corporation
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> Telecom and Internet Governance
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> bewallis at microsoft.com
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> T:  [+1] 425-706-9254
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>    - *Mario Mankiewicz, Deputy Director, Radiocommunication Bureau, ITU *
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> Mario gave a development-focused presentation, referring to the
> Sustainable Development Goals, how spectrum plays a role in meeting many of
> them, and linking that to ITU’s mission to connect the world.
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> General challenges to ensure suitable broadband access include - outdoor
> and indoor coverage; availability of high-capacity networks; high demand
> and competition for spectrum, affordability of devices and subscriptions.
> Solutions are about deploying overlapping networks – large, long-term
> investment (e.g. IMT networks); small, short-term investments (e.g. Wi-Fi
> networks); overlapping macro, micro, pico and femto cells; networks with
> QoS as well as best effort networks.
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> Challenges to ensure bb access in unconnected areas – lack of electricity;
> affordability; literacy and digital literacy; lack of awareness and of
> local content; lack of investment and of backhaul. In other words, spectrum
> is not the bottleneck for the lack of broadband.  Solutions for unconnected
> areas can be technological (satellite, HAPS, fixed backhaul, and mobile
> services in digital dividend bands) ort spectrum management (spectrum below
> 1 GHz, e.g. 700 MHz; considering regional and local auctions instead of
> national given that national licensees don’t always deploy nationally);
> spectrum coverage obligations for rural and remote areas; penalties for
> inefficient spectrum usage; licensed share access.
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> And there can be public policy solutions – alternative power sources
> (green energy); reduce taxation; promote competition; promote
> infrastructure/network sharing through license obligations to share; public
> investment where necessary; promote local content and applications (e.g.
> m-money).
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>    - *Dr. Héctor Huici, Secretary, Information Technology and
>    Communications, Ministry of Communications, Argentina*
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> TVWS has great potential for connectivity in areas of low population
> density. Currently undertaking a trial and expect to move forward with
> regulation. There is also a separate project on shared spectrum – identify
> and make available spectrum as a shared use for development of investment
> and innovation. The idea is to “whiten currently clandestine services” and
> to “incorporate ICT service provider concept for 2.4 and 5.8 GHz”, allowing
> small players to innovate and enter the market. I understood this as
> officially recognizing legitimacy of use of unlicensed spectrum, while
> providing some clear expectations for the use of this spectrum.
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>    - *Andreas Geiss, Head of Unit, Radio Spectrum Policy, European
>    Commission *
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> Is Technology the Best Manager of Spectrum (topic of his panel)? Yes, but
> there are a couple of inhibitors:
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> - How much stakeholders are prepared to invest in equipment to ensure that
> (expensive) new mitigation techniques are included in equipment (for which
> the ecosystem often prioritises minimizing cost).
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> - How much are regulators prepared to change? There are some positive
> examples in Europe – UK with efforts to transition PMSE users and its TVWS;
> Italy LSA trial with European Commission which demonstrated feasibility,
> though ultimately failed to interest the operators. But majority of
> spectrum regulators in Europe show little appetite for changing licensing
> approaches and introducing new mitigation techniques. Commission keen to
> promote more sharing but every time it had any relationship to licensed
> spectrum, regulators resisted, saying it was a national issue.
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>    - *Jonas Wessel, Director Spectrum Department; Chairperson, Swedish
>    Post and Telecom Authority (PTS); Radio Spectrum Policy Group *
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> RSPG’s 5G advice identifies low, mid and high band spectrum:
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>    - 3.4-3.8 as the primary band bringing capacity
>    - 26 GHz as the pioneer band for ultra-high capacity (as well as
>    unlicensed in 66-71 GHz – the higher you go (and the shorter the distances
>    covered), the less likely there will be interference, and
>    - existing (low) bands, particularly 700 GHz, to enable 5G universal
>    coverage.
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> In addition, the RSPG advice allows for European countries to cater their
> approaches to their individual needs, e.g. whether to have coverage
> requirements or geographically-variable licenses.
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> H Nwana: you’re part of Region 1; how sensitive are Europeans to African
> needs in your decisions? – Africa often feels railroaded into certain
> approaches by European decisions. Jonas said large-scale clearances
> shouldn’t be part of the approach, giving the example of C-Band satellites
> in Region 1 which are important to countries around the equator but not to
> countries nearer the poles, like South Africa or Sweden.
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> H Nwana asked what RSPG thought about IMT “gobbling up spectrum”. Jonas
> observed that the Radio Regs are technology-neutral and the identification
> of IMT in Radio Regs is a footnote rather than part of the Radio Regs, so
> RR don’t require We need to enable many different services and see what
> takes off.
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>    - *Chris Woolford, Director of International Spectrum Policy, Ofcom *
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> Demand for spectrum will continue to increase, we’ll need to work spectrum
> harder and spectrum will be an important part of that. Spectrum sharing
> will become increasingly important but there won’t be a single sharing
> approach and need to look at things on a case-by-case basis. As a
> regulator, we need tools (policies, powers, toolkit) that enable us to
> allow sharing.  See three elements to increasing sharing:
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> - Technology will play key role in how we promote sharing
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> - Clear regulatory framework to facilitate spectrum sharing and enables us
> to create rules on a case-by-case basis. But it’s important not to
> over-complicate if that can be avoided. Efforts in TVWS, CBRS and efforts
> to protect satellite in 5.4-5.7 have been complex but also need to look at
> opportunities to enable sharing in a simpler way.
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> - Move away from a protectionist approach (all about protecting the
> incumbent) to an approach of how we make it work. So there needs to be
> focus on solutions to encourage and enable sharing.
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>    - *Philip Marnick Group Director, Spectrum, Ofcom *
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> TVWS hasn’t taken off as quickly an anticipated – more to do with
> availability of chipsets than availability of spectrum. But one benefit has
> been ability to experience databases – and it has been complex
> (accommodating both broadcasting and wireless mic users), but it works!
> Sharing managed spectrum using databases is therefore one of our spectrum
> authorisation approaches. And dynamic shred access tools could be applied
> in other bands, where appropriate. But use right tool for the right space.
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>    - *Mr. Julius Knapp, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) *
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> It is not about finding places in spectrum to insert DSA – it’s not right
> everywhere. Rather, it’s about recognizing DSA is a tool to consider when
> access to spectrum cannot be accomplished more efficiently or effectively
> in other ways.
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> *From:* dc3-bounces at listas.altermundi.net <
> dc3-bounces at listas.altermundi.net> *On Behalf Of *Sylvia Cadena
> *Sent:* Monday, April 30, 2018 7:04 AM
> *To:* Dynamic Coalition on Community Connectivity <
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> *Subject:* Re: [DC3] Fwd: [Members] DSA 2018 Global Summit - Update
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> It will be great if those attending this event can share some info about
> what happened there…
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> *From: *<dc3-bounces at listas.altermundi.net> on behalf of Glenn McKnight <
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> *Date: *Saturday, 21 April 2018 at 8:54 am
> *To: *Dynamic Coalition on Community Connectivity <
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> *Subject: *[DC3] Fwd: [Members] DSA 2018 Global Summit - Update
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> FYI
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> *Glenn McKnight, B.A, M.A*
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> Internet Society Board of Trustee
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> Chair: Foundation for Building Sustainable Communities(FBSC)
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> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: *DSA Administration* <admin at dynamicspectrumalliance.org>
> Date: Fri, Apr 20, 2018 at 4:21 PM
> Subject: [Members] DSA 2018 Global Summit - Update
> To: "Allmembers at dynamicspectrumalliance.org" <
> Allmembers at dynamicspectrumalliance.org>
> Cc: DSA Administration <admin at dynamicspectrumalliance.org>, Kalpak Gude <
> kalpak.gude at dynamicspectrumalliance.org>
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> Dear DSA Members,
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> On behalf of Kalpak, I would like to share with you that this year the DSA
> is excited to welcome 29 regulators from 22 different regulatory bodies in
> attendance at our Sixth Annual Global Summit event and Regulator Workshop
> (see attached list for specific names). This is an exciting feat for the
> Alliance, as it is not only the largest number of individual regulators we
> have ever had attend the Summit before, but it is also the largest number
> of regulatory organizations to participate.
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> As such, we would encourage all of you to help us continue to get the word
> out about the Global Summit. There is no other conference discussing modern
> and innovative spectrum management methodologies, including dynamically
> shared and license exempt operations, like the DSA’s Summit. Please feel
> free to share and repost the Alliance’s LinkedIn
> <https://www.linkedin.com/company/dynamic-spectrum-alliance-limited>
> feeds with your associates and feel free to use the attached PDF invite
> when encouraging any clients, customers, or colleagues to attend.
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> Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.
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> Best Regards,
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> Josh Planton
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> DSA Administration
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> Email: admin at dynamicspectrumalliance.org
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> Web: http://www.dynamicspectrumalliance.org
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