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A New National Spectrum Strategy

On October 25, 2018, President Donald Trump signed a Presidential Memorandum ordering federal agencies

On 5G, the United States is building Betamax while China builds VHS

When President Donald Trump unveiled his administration’s plan for “winning the race” to 5G, he neglected to mention that the US is building its network using a technology that’s inferior to what the rest of the planet will likely adopt.

FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for May 2019 Open Meeting

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the items below are tentatively on the agenda for the May Open Commission Meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 9, 2019:

FCC's May Agenda: Fast, Reliable, and Secure

At the Federal Communications Commission’s May meeting, we will take action to advance the goal of security.

FCC Announces Clock Phase of Auction 102 Concludes

The Federal Communications Commission released the following statement upon conclusion of bidding in the clock phase of Auction 102, which is auctioning spectrum in the 24 GHz band.

President Donald Trump Is Taking Action to Ensure that America Wins the Race to 5G

Thanks to President Donald Trump, America is now leading the global race to deploy secure and reliable 5G. President Trump’s policies empower the wireless industry to innovate and invest in America’s 5G capabilities, further bolstering our economy

Public Knowledge Urges Congress to Question FCC’s 5G Plan

On April 12, the Federal Communications Commission announced a plan for promoting 5G which includes the nation’s largest spectrum auction in Dec 2019 and the promised future creation of a $20.4 billion rural broadband investment fund, “The Rural D

FCC Chairman Pai Remarks at 5G White House Event

Today, 5G is a success story—an American success story. How are we getting the job done? As the lead agency on 5G, the Federal Communications Commission is pursuing a three-part strategy called the 5G FAST Plan.

FCC Seeks Comment on Bidding Procedures for Third 5G Spectrum Auction

The Federal Communications Commission seeks comment on the proposed application and bidding procedures for the third 5G spectrum auction (Auction 103).

FCC Takes Steps to Make Millimeter Wave Spectrum Available for 5G and Other Advanced Services

The Federal Communications Commission continued its efforts to make millimeter wave spectrum available for 5G, the Internet of Things, and other advanced spectrum-based services, including satellite broadband services.