Tuesday’s event featured a firm consensus that China will be the world’s leader in 5G if the U.S. does not take the proper steps to close the gap.
The plan calls for the spectrum to be distributed through a public auction, which Chairman Pai has proposed be held on December 8 of this year.
The Congressmen asked the GAO to perform a comprehensive review of the NTIA’s policies on federal spectrum management.
The FCC’s proposal intends to promote both automotive safety and innovation through unlicensed spectrum and dedicated automotive safety uses.
On November 20, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced the FCC will propose to allow unlicensed use in the 5.9 gigahertz (GHz) band.
The FCC announced on Monday, September 16th that it would approve five spectrum access system administrators to begin initial commercial deployments in the 3.5 GHz band.
Unfortunately, some agencies are trying to scare lawmakers into believing the licensed use of these airwaves will compromise our current ability to predict hurricane trajectories with any accuracy, delaying this greatly needed spectrum from entering the market as has been intended for over two years.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai made waves at the Wi-Fi World Congress when he announced the Commission would consider allocating the 5.9 GHz band for unlicensed use.
5G is the way of the future, and it’s imperative that the federal government create the best strategy to remain dominant during this digital revolution.