Before I moved to France in 2004, I attended an EC spectrum meeting in Brussels as part of a preliminary trip. At that meeting I met Gustave Barth, a charming Frenchman from Alsace who is retired from IBM. Gustave was very helpful throughout my stay in France in introducing me to the French spectrum policy community and telling me about his beloved Alsace. In 2007 he started a web site called Globaucal.com (Global Auction Alert) that deals with spectrum auction news. It is entirely noncommercial and doesn't even have ads for Amazon or other services that pay for click-throughs.
Since he is noncommercial and not self-promotional, he has not attracted a lot of attention - although his link has been on this blog since the site started. But it is a very useful site for watching worldwide trends in this area.
Note that since Gustave is a polyglot, the website accepts questions "in English, French, German, Spanish or Swedish".
Here are some of the articles recently posted:
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