Demonstration of Shared Spectrum Access of Different User Groups

  • Topi Tuukkanen
  • Heikki KokkinenEmail author
  • Seppo Yrjölä
  • Jaakko Ojaniemi
  • Arto Kivinen
  • Tero Jokela
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 261)


Spectrum availability is challenged everyday as the consumer consumption of mobile data increases. At the same time, the public safety and military authorities have the need to secure spectrum access for their mandated tasks that may vary temporally and spatially. Current spectrum administration and management schemes do not facilitate such short-term changes in time and space. In this paper, we show that minor adjustments to the Licensed Shared Access (LSA) scheme, and introduction of a spectrum manager function may provide administrations the tools to adjust spectrum assignments in time and space, so that they provide Mobile Network Operators sufficient security of spectrum access to justify investments, and that they allow authorities to access spectrum when their legally mandated tasks so require.


Cognitive radio Homeland defense Hybrid warfare Licensed Shared Access Military Public safety Scenarios Spectrum manager Spectrum sharing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Topi Tuukkanen
    • 1
  • Heikki Kokkinen
    • 2
    Email author
  • Seppo Yrjölä
    • 3
  • Jaakko Ojaniemi
    • 2
  • Arto Kivinen
    • 2
  • Tero Jokela
    • 4
  1. 1.Finnish Defence Research AgencyRiihimäkiFinland
  2. 2.Fairspectrum OyEspooFinland
  3. 3.NokiaOuluFinland
  4. 4.Turku University of Applied SciencesTurkuFinland

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