Spectrum

Electromagnetic frequencies used for wireless communications

FCC Streamlines Paperwork Requirements for New Mobile Services

The Federal Communications Commission allows licensees to identify the nature and regulatory treatment of its mobile services based on how it uses spectrum, rather than based on the specific spectrum band used to provide such service. The Order el

Remarks of Assistant Secretary Redl at the Phoenix Center 2017 Annual US Telecoms Symposium

This is an exciting time to lead NTIA, which plays a vital role in many important areas of telecommunications, including managing federal spectrum use, promoting investments in broadband infrastructure, and developing policies that improve cyberse

Too High a Price for America’s Next Generation TV System

[Commentary] On November 16, the Federal Communications Commission granted TV licensees the right to provide what it euphemistically called “the next generation TV broadcast standard.” Although this giveaway of spectrum rights (popularly known as

Remarks Of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai At The International Institute Of Communications Telecommunications And Media Forum

Thank you to the International Institute of Communications (IIC) for the opportunity to be here for the last Telecommunications and Media Forum of the year.

FCC Seeks Comment on Technological Advisory Council (TAC) Spectrum Policy Recommendations

The Office of Engineering and Technology seeks comment on spectrum policy recommendations that the FCC's Technological Advisory Council (TAC) has made to the FCC through its Chairman and has elaborated on in more detail through several white paper

GAO Report: FCC Should Track Growth to Ensure Sufficient Spectrum Remains Available

The stakeholders the US Government Accountability Office spoke with identified two primary spectrum-related challenges for the internet of things (IoT)—the availability of spectrum and managing interference.

5G: Maybe We’re Getting Ahead of Ourselves

The broadband industry is in the midst of figuring out the impact and implications of the next evolution of wireless, 5G. And the hype machine is in full swing.

Using TV White Space technology in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands

More than two months have passed since Puerto Rico and the Caribbean were hit by devastating hurricanes. Like so many people and organizations around the world, Microsoft wanted to help.

FCC Takes Next Steps to Facilitate Spectrum Frontiers

The Federal Communications Commission took additional steps today to make available spectrum above 24 GHz to help ensure American leadership in wireless broadband, which represents a critical component of economic growth, job creation, public safe

Fewer Voices In Our Communities: The FCC Supports More Media Ownership Consolidation

The current media ownership rules limit any one entity from owning too many of the newspaper, radio, and/or television entities within a local market, in order to ensure viewpoint diversity.