Spectrum

Electromagnetic frequencies used for wireless communications

Why Being First in 5G Matters

While wireless-industry executives say applications that tap the full potential of 5G—self-driving cars, virtual reality and remote surgery—are several years away, leading the way does matter for a country’s economy, if the race to 4G is a guide.

FCC Letter Pausing the T-Mobile-Sprint Transaction Clock

On Sept 11, T-Mobile/Sprint Transaction Task Force Director David B. Lawrence, and Federal Communications Commission Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Chief Donald Stockdale sent a letter to T-Mobile and Sprint, saying the following:

Sponsor: 

Federal Communications Bar Association

Date: 
Tue, 09/11/2018 - 12:15 to 13:30

In July, the FCC released an NPRM seeking comment on proposals for the reallocation of the C-band for terrestrial mobile use.  C-band spectrum is currently allocated to satellite services and used by broadcasters for content delivery.  Join us for a brown bag lunch to hear perspectives on the NPRM from the satellite and broadcast industries, as well as a discussion of the preparation of the earth station registration form.

Speakers

  • Gerry Oberst (SES)
  • Christy Burrow (Cooley)
  • Michael Beach (NPR).


Commissioner Rosenworcel Remarks at Silicon Flatirons

Today, in the spirit of learning from the past and building a brighter future, I want to focus on two specific bands where I believe we can do better—the 5.9 and 2.5 GHz bands.

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Politico

Date: 
Thu, 09/20/2018 - 08:00

The Next Generation 5G network promises more than blazing fast wireless broadband. Cities will become smarter, and analysts expect 5G will enable the Internet of Things, encompassing a wide array of industries. As 5G implementation moves closer to reality, the industry, policymakers, and others are grappling with the challenges and long-term benefits of rolling out the technology.



How to get from our 4G reality to the 5G future

Speedy 5G networks may be on the horizon, but consumer demand for wireless broadband is so intense that mobile companies like AT&T and Verizon need alternatives now — even if it means sharing airwaves with each other and with rival tech firms

Future of Broadband Competition in a 5G World

This paper explains how Mobile Network Operators (“MNOs”) are transforming their networks to meet the 5G challenge and the implications this transformation has for the structure of the cellular industry and broadband competition more generally. Am

Few Rivals Speak Out Against Sprint, T-Mobile Merger

If America’s tech and telecom giants have an opinion about T-Mobile US’s plan to reshape the wireless industry by taking over Sprint , most are keeping it to themselves.Few large companies have gone on record to back or oppose the roughly $26 bill

Small Cell Wireless Technology in Cities

With the seismic shift toward smart cities and the internet of things (IoT), reliance on wireless and wireline broadband infrastructure is becoming greater and greater. As various wireless providers maintain that the roll out of 5G internet servic

5 possible conditions on the Sprint / T-Mobile merger

Sprint and T-Mobile continue to work to obtain regulatory approval for their proposed merger. But, according to some analysts, don't expect the discussion to turn to conditions—including divestitures—until later in 2018.