Select Spectrum offers licensed spectrum in the Upper 700 MHz A Block. The band is ideal for LTE Narrowband-Internet of Things (NB-IoT), Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), Distribution Automation (DA), and many other Voice and Data applications and is predominantly used by electric utilities, petrochemical firms, and rail line organizations.
Please see the information below and review our Upper 700 MHz A Block band Spectrum Summary to learn more about the availability of this spectrum and further details regarding compatible equipment and technical specifications. To view our Spectrum Summary, please click the link below to view and download (PDF).
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Select Spectrum — 700 MHz/2.3 GHz Propagation Comparison Study
This study by Afterimage shows that a system built with the Upper 700 MHz A Block covers 95% of a 100 square mile area using only 25 towers. With 2.3 GHz, and 57 towers, only 75% coverage is obtained.
UTC — The Utilities Telecom Council White Paper On Upper 700 MHz A Block Spectrum
RR Media Group — Critical Infrastructure Firms Purchase 700 MHz A Block Spectrum
UTC — Salt River 700 MHz Field Test Report
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