Race to 5G
NTIA study indicates 5G won’t threaten air travel
A new study by NTIA has found that 5G service does not pose a serious threat to air travel, as was previously feared by the aviation industry. It turns out that better cell service will not interfere with airplanes as they take off and land, which is excellent…
Unleashing 5G Potential
By: Laurel Duggan President Trump has announced his plan to make 100 megahertz of mid-band spectrum available for commercial 5G deployment. By enabling widespread adoption of 5G, this will promote innovation and economic opportunity while bolstering our national security. The administration has collaborated with the Department of Defense to ensure that these…
Mid-Band Spectrum & the Race to 5G
By: Laurel Duggan Countries around the world are racing to deploy 5G, which will enable enormous economic growth and could propel the United States far ahead in the tech and telecommunications space. In order to deploy 5G, we need licensed mid-band spectrum, particularly in the lower 3 GHz band. The…
Chairman Pai Announces Plan for C-Band Auction
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.
FCC Chairman Addresses CFR on 5G Security Issues, Solutions
On Tuesday, November 4, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai spoke at a Council on Foreign Relations event on securing digital supply chains.
FCC Proposes Rules to Keep Huawei, ZTE Out of 5G Networks
On October 29, the Federal Communications Commission released a proposal to protect U.S. wireless networks from companies that threaten our national security.
Don’t Listen to the Naysayers: T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Will Benefit Consumers and Competition
The New T-Mobile will lead to greater competition, facilitate technological growth and benefit people across the country, but some are taking a more negative approach.
FCC Makes Headway in Shared Spectrum
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.
Senator Ron Johnson to Commerce Department: It’s Time to Prioritize 5G
On June 24, Senator Ron Johnson sent a letter to Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, expressing his concern over the department’s rhetoric surrounding 5G.
American Leadership Critical in Race to 5G
Nearly 20 years ago, many of the innovations we know, and love were simply figments of the imagination. But today, with the growth of technology, we have ride sharing, online dating and even AI technologies are starting to take off.