Amazon began launch of drone deliveries in two U.S. cities late last month.
The inquiry considers how the spectrum band could be expanded to include mobile broadband services to decrease interference.
The FCC licensed a significant amount of the limited available spectrum before its authority to do was set to expire.
Alan Davidson’s response to Daines, dated Tuesday, says the NTIA will combat overbuilding, but does not mention unlicensed spectrum.
Southern Linc raised concerns about potential interference issues with the agency’s opening the band for unlicensed use.
The August agreement has improved the agencies’ capacity for long-term planning, said an NTIA official.
Allowing the FCC’s authority to auction spectrum to expire would be “unacceptable,” Carr said.
'This is the first step in unlocking a significant expanse of new mid-band spectrum.'
'The immediate goal is to create a detailed list of [spectrum] bands for intensive examination.'
FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel's proposal for increased auction authority would allow the agency to support infrastructure investment.
'You need to get a little better about talking to and listening to native communities," the chairman told the FCC.
'Wireless connectivity is one of the most vital aspects of our digital infrastructure.'
As technology is more advanced and connected to everything, the need for higher capacity networks will continue to grow exponentially.
'It’s about making sure wireless connections are available in 100 percent of rural America,' said the chairwoman.
Conference hears the FCC should seek spectrum bands to open up for unlicensed use.
FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel advocated for bills that would make better use of spectrum.
Markup of bills comes after much discussion about federal spectrum management.
The Extending America’s Spectrum Auction Leadership Act of 2022 was introduced last month.
Rysavy argued that it would take an "all of the above" approach to meet the coming need for spectrum.
The FCC’s chairwoman spoke on the future of spectrum during a Tuesday CTIA event on 5G’s climate impacts.
The FCC makes advancements towards more efficient spectrum use throughout the country.
The slices of 2.5 GHz mid-band will be licenses for flexible use, including for 5G.
The initiative would dedicate proceeds from future spectrum auctions.
Announcement comes after a Republican lawmaker urging agencies to reaffirm partnership on spectrum policy and coordination.
More experts weight in on the debate about whether the 12 GHz band can coexist with 5G operations.
The bill would ensure adequate mid-band spectrum is available for commercial use to expand broadband availability.
Dish said it needs non-contiguous 600 MHz band licenses to test open-RAN 5G network in two markets.
Competing submissions to the FCC show the friction over valuable mid-band spectrum.
Satellite service provider Dish, which is open to 12 GHz for mobile, recently signed a network sharing deal with AT&T.
FCC Commissioner Nathan Simington said focus on spectrum decision will become increasingly important for digital success.
In the second in a series of explainers, Broadband Breakfast looks at the quickly emerging topic of spectrum sharing, as 5G ramps up against the finite...
Chairwoman Rosenworcel has been a longtime supporter of spectrum sharing, and these actions advance that aspect of her agenda.
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March 16, 2021— Federal Communications Commissioner Brendan Carr said he is looking ahead toward spectrum bands that could potentially be […]
March 8, 2021—Experts are divided about how the 12 GigaHertz (GHz) spectrum should be utilized in the wake of the […]
February 23, 2021—Amid the search for more spectrum, Federal Communications Commission Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel on Tuesday released a draft […]
February 22, 2021—Wi-Fi capacity at home has become a focal point during the pandemic, which makes getting ahead of the […]