Radio spectrum refers to the radio waves over which all wireless communication takes place, including radio, television, radar, satellite, mobile voice and data. Under plans announced today, the MOD intends to auction around 200 Megahertz ( MHz ) of its spectrum usage rights. The announcement comes as market demand for extra spectrum is mounting, fuelled by the sharp rise in the use of spectrum-hungry devices such as smartphones and tablets.
MOD to auction off radio spectrum
Here we take a closer look at how RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire prepares for the festive season.
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RAF Brize Norton counting down to Christmas
Cyclists from the RAF have been taking part in a coast-to-coast charity cycle ride this week dedicated to Red Arrows pilot Flight Lieutenant Jon Egging who tragically lost his life this summer.
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RAF charity cycle ride dedicated to Red Arrows pilot
The first mission rehearsal exercise for the 24 men and women who will take part in the British Services Antarctic Expedition (BSAE) 2012 took place in Switzerland this summer.
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Tri-Service team prepares for Antarctic expedition
Highlander Mark Purves was amongst the first soldiers to secure an area in Helmand recently where one of the biggest finds of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) this summer was made by British forces.
Highlander helps find huge IED stash