Spectrum

Electromagnetic frequencies used for wireless communications

FCC Reveals Losing Bids, Bidders in TV Incentive Auction

All those TV station employees wondering whether they dodged a bullet in the 2017 broadcast incentive auction can now search for that information.

5G May Be Holy Grail for Telecom, But Energy Sector Feels Much Anxiety Over New Network

While telecommunication giants are boasting faster, unlimited wireless connectivity for their mobile phone users under the long-awaited fifth generation wireless network (5G), the energy industry is worried.

Sponsor: 

Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband Coalition

Date: 
Wed, 05/15/2019 - 12:15 to 13:30

In a special presentation at the National Collaborative for Digital Equity's 2nd Annual Invitational Summit, the SHLB Coalition and Dr. Raul Katz will release the results of a study demonstrating the economic benefits of awarding wireless Educational Broadband Service (EBS) licenses to Tribal Nations and educational institutions. 



Sponsor: 

Schools, Health, & Libraries Broadband Coalition

Date: 
Wed, 05/08/2019 - 14:00

Unlicensed spectrum has played an enormous role in allowing anchor institutions to expand their broadband connectivity. In March, the FCC issued a Report and Order, and Order on Reconsideration that removed some of the regulatory barriers hindering the deployment of TV white spaces (TVWS) technology.



NTIA Announces Members of Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced that Commerce Sec Wilbur Ross has appointed 30 outside experts to serve on the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (CSMAC).

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