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White House releases military spectrum for 5G

13.08.2020
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Mid-band spectrum is ‘vital’ to capacity and coverage

A block of mid-band, 100 megahertz spectrum will be auctioned off by the FCC from December 2021, reports Reuters. White House adviser Michael Kratsios said the move ‘allows us to maximise 5G availability of spectrum without compromising national security’. The move follows the creation of the White House Spectrum Strategy Task Force which reviewed how government spectrum was used and considered possibilities for sharing, reports the news site. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai described the decision as a ‘key milestone in securing US leadership in 5G’. Read more

White House releases military spectrum for 5G: mid-band spectrum is ‘vital’ to capacity and coverage

Theme:
Infrastructure and Spectrum: 5G and next generation networks
Region:
Americas
Series:
Regulatory Watch
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