Spectrum

Electromagnetic frequencies used for wireless communications

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,

Commissioner Rosenworcel Remarks at Mobile World Congress Americas

I'm going to be the first Commissioner at the Federal Communications Commission to talk about 6G wireless service. Getting from here to there won’t be simple.

Why Being First in 5G Matters

While wireless-industry executives say applications that tap the full potential of 5G—self-driving cars, virtual reality and remote surgery—are several years away, leading the way does matter for a country’s economy, if the race to 4G is a guide.

FCC Letter Pausing the T-Mobile-Sprint Transaction Clock

On Sept 11, T-Mobile/Sprint Transaction Task Force Director David B. Lawrence, and Federal Communications Commission Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Chief Donald Stockdale sent a letter to T-Mobile and Sprint, saying the following:

Sponsor: 

Federal Communications Bar Association

Date: 
Tue, 09/11/2018 - 12:15 to 13:30

In July, the FCC released an NPRM seeking comment on proposals for the reallocation of the C-band for terrestrial mobile use.  C-band spectrum is currently allocated to satellite services and used by broadcasters for content delivery.  Join us for a brown bag lunch to hear perspectives on the NPRM from the satellite and broadcast industries, as well as a discussion of the preparation of the earth station registration form.

Speakers

  • Gerry Oberst (SES)
  • Christy Burrow (Cooley)
  • Michael Beach (NPR).


Commissioner Rosenworcel Remarks at Silicon Flatirons

Today, in the spirit of learning from the past and building a brighter future, I want to focus on two specific bands where I believe we can do better—the 5.9 and 2.5 GHz bands.

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Politico

Date: 
Thu, 09/20/2018 - 08:00

The Next Generation 5G network promises more than blazing fast wireless broadband. Cities will become smarter, and analysts expect 5G will enable the Internet of Things, encompassing a wide array of industries. As 5G implementation moves closer to reality, the industry, policymakers, and others are grappling with the challenges and long-term benefits of rolling out the technology.



How to get from our 4G reality to the 5G future

Speedy 5G networks may be on the horizon, but consumer demand for wireless broadband is so intense that mobile companies like AT&T and Verizon need alternatives now — even if it means sharing airwaves with each other and with rival tech firms

Future of Broadband Competition in a 5G World

This paper explains how Mobile Network Operators (“MNOs”) are transforming their networks to meet the 5G challenge and the implications this transformation has for the structure of the cellular industry and broadband competition more generally. Am