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Agencies Need to Stop Fighting for Unneeded Spectrum

For nearly four years, the FCC under Chairman Pai’s leadership has moved quickly to address the ever-changing telecommunications needs of the nation

Thomas Schatz July 3, 2020
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C-Band Auction Process Must Continue

U.S. leadership in fifth generation 5G deployment and technologies is critical to the country’s economic future.

Deborah Collier June 16, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Satellite Operators Agree to Accelerate Vacating C-Band Spectrum

In an important step toward freeing up additional spectrum for 5G deployment, satellite operators have agreed to accelerate moving from portions of the c-band spectrum (3.7-4.2 GHz).

Deborah Collier June 3, 2020
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FCC Moves Forward with L-Band Proceeding

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai circulates a draft proposal to move forward on the L-band proceeding.

Deborah Collier April 17, 2020
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Strong National Intelligence Leadership Needed for 5G Security

The U.S. must have strong leaders who will protect our national security by creating a safe and secure 5G infrastructure and combatting China’s influence in other countries.

Deborah Collier February 20, 2020
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A Government-Owned 5G Network Would Be a Massive Boondoggle

Despite mounting evidence to the contrary and President Trump’s announcement that he opposes nationalization of 5G, this idea keeps resurfacing.  And like many other concepts emanati

Deborah Collier May 31, 2019
The WasteWatcher

Benefits of 5G

With all the focus on creating a nationwide fifth generation (5G) network, questions often arise about why it is important for the U.S. to lead in 5G development, the benefits of moving to 5G, and why is there a continual push for more spectrum to...

Deborah Collier April 25, 2019
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Proposed FCC Rules Push 5G Forward

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) wants to make it easier than ever for communities across the nation to bring cutting-edge wireless service to millions of Americans. 

CAGW Staff September 11, 2018
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Streamlining 5G Deployment

On June 28, 2018, Sens. John Thune (R-S.D.) and Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) introduced S.

Deborah Collier July 16, 2018
The WasteWatcher

The Internet is Alive and Well as of June 11, 2018

On June 11, 2018, the Restoring Internet Freedom Order (RIFO) went into effect.  The hysteria over its impact nearly rivaled the doomsday scenarios created around January 1, 2000, when wild claims were made that every computer system in the world...

Deborah Collier June 11, 2018
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Getting Ready for 5G

There are several technologies being considered for developing the next generation of communications infrastructure.  Among those being studied and deployed are the use of TV white spaces for rural broadband connectivity; wireless fixed broadband...

Deborah Collier March 13, 2018

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