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FCC Plans to Open More Spectrum for Unlicensed Use

On December 12, 2019, the FCC will be voting to adopt a NPRM which will make additional spectrum available for unlicensed use in the 5.9 GHz spectrum band. 

December 4, 2019 - 15:24 — Deborah Collier 1575491068

STELAR Expiring Soon to a Satellite Near You

Every five years, the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act Reauthorization (STELAR) expires, and every five years Congress scrambles to extend the authorization.  In the past, some have seen the reauthorization as an opportunity to refine and modernize the law.  However, this year there is a renewed effort by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) to let STELAR die.

November 21, 2019 - 10:30 — Deborah Collier 1574350227

CAGW Statement on 5.9GHz Spectrum Band

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) to take a second look at the 5.9 GHz spectrum band

Media Ownership Rules Don't Make Sense in Today's Marketplace

The government has thousands of outdated rules that must be streamlined and modernized.

November 7, 2019 - 16:33 — Deborah Collier 1573162403

Treat: RIFO Is Upheld and the Internet Remains Open

The FCC's Restoring Internet Freedom Order (RIFO) was upheld by the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

October 29, 2019 - 12:25 — Ally Abrams 1572366328

CBA's Criticism of Senate Testimony on C-Band Is Ludicrous

CAGW reiterates its position that only the FCC should conduct an auction of c-band spectrum rather than allowing foreign satellite companies to benefit at the expense of U.S. taxpayers.

October 23, 2019 - 15:54 — Thomas Schatz 1571860459

Citizens Against Government Waste President Tom Schatz Testifies on Mid-band Spectrum

The widespread use of wireless 5G networks will dramatically change mobile communications, and technologies into the next generation.

The Restoring Internet Freedom Order Court Decision

The Federal Communications Commission’s Restoring Internet Freedom Order (RIFO), which determined that broadband internet access services (BIAS) are an information service under Title I of the Communications Act of 1934, was upheld by the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (the Court) on October 1, 2019, in the case of Mozilla v.

October 2, 2019 - 15:11 — Deborah Collier 1570043501

CAGW Response to Court Decision on the Restoring Internet Freedom Order

Today, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit handed down its decision on Mozilla v. the Federal Communications Commission.

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