Spectrum

Electromagnetic frequencies used for wireless communications

A New National Spectrum Strategy

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

T-Mobile/Sprint: When 3 + 4 = 3

On April 29, 2018, T-Mobile US and Sprint announced that the boards of the two companies had agreed to enter into an agreement to merge. The companies said they hope to close the deal in the first half of 2019.

The BDAC, 5G and Cities: The Power and Perils of Asymmetry

[Speech] On of the two historic accomplishments of the current Federal Communications Commission is that it is the first FCC to interpret its statutory mandate to say it doesn’t have much legal authority or policy rights to regulate broadcasters,

FCC Adopts Rules for Major 2019 5G Incentive Auction

The Federal Communications Commission took a step toward holding a major 5G spectrum auction in 2019 by adopting new rules that will promote the availability of high-band millimeter wave spectrum for the next generation of wireless connectivity.

The first ‘real world’ 5G test was a dud

The Qualcomm Snapdragon Technology Summit was the first time that journalists were able to see real, consumer 5G devices running on real 5G networks from Verizon and AT&T.

Microsoft increases commitment to eliminate the US rural broadband gap

More than 19 million people living in rural America do not have access to broadband, a service as necessary as electricity in today’s digital economy.

Chairman Pai Remarks at International Telecom & Media Forum

I’m pleased to note that the Americas region continues to work hard and steadily advance regional proposals for the 2019 International Telecommunication Union World Radio Conference. We are deeply focused on the WRC-19.

The Educational Broadband Service and Why it Matters for Schoolchildren and Unserved Communities

The lack of affordable broadband access in the US has resulted in large-scale educational inequities especially in rural areas where 31 percent of Americans have no choice of broadband providers.

Sponsor: 

Subcommittee on Communications and Technology

House Commerce Committee

Date: 
Thu, 12/06/2018 - 10:00

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Witnesses

Mr. Curtis LeGeyt 
Executive Vice President, Government Relations, National Association of Broadcasters

Mr. Tim Donovan 

Senior Vice President, Legislative Affairs, Competitive Carriers Association

Mr. Jeff Cohen 
Chief Counsel, APCO International

Mr. Bohdan Zachary 

General Manager, Milwaukee Public Broadcast Station

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NTIA Asks Federal Agencies to Assess Future Spectrum Needs

As a critical step in delivering on President Donald Trump’s call for development of a national spectrum strategy, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration has asked federal agencies to report their future spectrum needs over