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FCC Meeting Agenda for April 2018

The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below on Tuesday, April 17, 2018:

FCC rejects CCA request for stay in Verizon/Straight Path license transfer

The Federal Communications Commission’s Wireless Telecommunications Bureau announced it will not stand in the way of Straight Path’s millimeter wave (mmWave) license transfer to Verizon, denying a request from the Competitive Carriers Association

Rural broadband providers keep pressing for smaller CBRS licensed areas

Several organizations representing the interests of rural telecommunication and electric cooperatives recently met with Federal Communications Commission staff to discuss rules for the 3.5 GHz Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS)—namely, that t

Carriers Are Hoarding America’s Bandwidth. Google Just Wants Them to Share

A Google-led plan to overhaul how valuable airwaves are used for calls and texts is gaining momentum across the wireless industry, giving the company the chance to play a central role in networks of the future.

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Federal Communications Commission

Date: 
Tue, 04/17/2018 - 10:30 to 12:30

No Spring Break for the FCC

Building on our progress last week modernizing our wireless infrastructure rules so that they are 5G ready, the Federal Communications Commission in April will continue to move full steam ahead in making spectrum available for next-generation 5G n

Spectrum warehousing lets corporations control the price of the internet in the developing world

Companies like OneWeb and Elon Musk’s Starlink have been moving forward on ambitious plans to make internet available to every person on earth, which is a noble goal considering an estimated 4.3 billion people don’t have internet access. The probl

FCC Seeks To Expand Use Of and Investment In 4.9 Ghz Band

The Federal Communications Commission proposed action to promote more flexible and intensive use of the 4.9 GHz band, a segment of spectrum designated for public safety communications. In a Sixth Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, the FCC seek

Key Communications Provisions Make it on Omnibus Bill

Legislation to reauthorize the Federal Communications Commission, boost mobile broadband, and provide additional funds, as needed, for broadcasters' moves to new spectrum in the post-incentive auction repack has been included in the must-pass omni

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Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband Coalition

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Thu, 03/22/2018 - 11:00 to 12:00

What is the future of 5G deployment? What does this mean for schools, libraries, and other anchor institutions? David Young will explore these questions and more as a panelists in our upcoming Grow2Gig+ Webinar.