Unlicensed

FCC Resolves White Spaces Issues

In a report and order adopted March 20, the Federal Communications Commission has sent the signal that allowing the so-called white spaces between TV channels to be used for fixed and mobile wireless devices are ready for prime time.

FCC Takes Steps To Open Spectrum Horizons For New Services And Technologies

The Federal Communications Commission adopted new rules to encourage the development of new communications technologies and expedite the deployment of new services in the spectrum above 95 GHz.

Chairman Pai’s Response to Rep. Biggs Regarding Unlicensed Spectrum

On December 20, 2018, five Members of Congress wrote to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai to urge the FCC to move forward with its 5.9 GHz proceeding and enable access to unlicensed technologies.

Sponsor: 

ACT | The App Association

Date: 
Thu, 03/14/2019 - 09:30

Without a doubt, the 2018 midterm elections revealed a nation divided on many issues and not just along party lines. However, beyond all the rancor and disagreement, Americans of all political stripes have come together on one of our most pressing policy problems: access to broadband internet. Broadband access has sparked a revolution in startup activity, producing an app economy defined by democratized entrepreneurship. Unfortunately, broadband is still unavailable for millions of Americans.



Tech and utilities clash over proposed FCC rule to allow unlicensed users to access the 6GHz band

The Federal Communications Commission recently proposed a new rule that will allow unlicensed users to access the 6 GHz band — a frequency on the radio spectrum — for Wi-Fi connectivity, causing a disagreement between broadband companies that woul

NCTA: Government Spectrum Strategy Should be Balanced

In comments to the National Telecommunications & Information Administration, NCTA-The Internet & Television Association said the Trump Administration's National Spectrum Strategy should recognize that Wi-Fi is the primary delivery mechanis

Sens Daines (R-MT), Johnson (R-MS) Press Chairman Pai for Action on White Spaces

Sens Steve Daines (R-MT) and Ron Johnson (R-MS) have asked the Federal Communications Commission to resolve interference issues with TV white spaces (TVWS) use by unlicensed devices, come up with final guidance, and allow for the expansion of TVWS

Sponsor: 

WiFi Forward

Date: 
Thu, 11/29/2018 - 13:00

The vibrancy of the wireless economy, what’s now and what’s next—from Wi-Fi 6 to the 5G experience.

Agenda:

 

1:00 PM: Registration

 

1:20 PM: Program Begins

 

1:25 PM: Unlicensed Spectrum: Supercharging the U.S. Economy featuring Dr. Raul Katz, Telecom Advisory Services, moderated by Ellen Satterwhite, WifiForward

 



A big auction is the latest in America’s race to 5G

A brief Q&A with Federal Communications Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel. 

FCC Proposes More Spectrum for Unlicensed Use

The Federal Communications Commission proposed to make up to 1200 megahertz of spectrum available for use by unlicensed devices in the 6 GHz band (5.925-7.125 GHz). The proposed rules are designed to allow unlicensed devices to operate in the 6 GH