Spectrum

Electromagnetic frequencies used for wireless communications

Chairman Pai Remarks at White House 5G Summit

With senior leaders participating from across government, this meeting sends a powerful message: US leadership in 5G technology is a national imperative for economic growth and competitiveness. So point one: We need to seize the opportunities of 5

Commissioner Rosenworcel ‘exasperated’ over lack of movement on 3.5 GHz CBRS band

Another Federal Communications Commission meeting is in the books with no final decisions on the 3.5 GHz Citizens Broadband Radio Services (CBRS) band.

5G is in reach. But only if we set the right policies.

A strong innovation economy could propel the United States’ economic growth and create countless jobs. Internet speeds could be 100 or even 1,000 times faster than 4G.

Commissioner Rosenworcel Remarks at Mobile World Congress Americas

I'm going to be the first Commissioner at the Federal Communications Commission to talk about 6G wireless service. Getting from here to there won’t be simple.

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:

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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