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A Silver Anniversary Worth Noting

A path forward for telecommunications on the 25th Anniversary of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.

Deborah Collier February 8, 2021
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FCC Commences C-Band Auction

On February 28, 2020, the FCC adopted a report and order designating a portion of the c-band spectrum to be auctioned for 5G deployment. 

Deborah Collier December 8, 2020
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FCC Action on 5.9 GHz Will Free Up Vital Spectrum for Unlicensed Use

The FCC's November meeting includes a much needed and significant decision on 5.9 GHz that will free up long underutilized spectrum for unlicensed use.

Thomas Schatz November 13, 2020
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C-Band Spectrum Moves One Step Closer to Auction

The auction of the c-band spectrum is expected to begin on December 8, 2020.

Deborah Collier August 6, 2020
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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
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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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FCC Walks The Narrow Path on C-Band Auction

Walking the narrow path is not easy and appeasing multiple interests in a FCC proceeding is even more difficult. 

Deborah Collier February 13, 2020
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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. 

Deborah Collier December 4, 2019
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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.

Thomas Schatz October 23, 2019
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Members of Congress Urge Trump and FCC to Conduct a Public C-Band Spectrum Auction

In the latest turn of events in the saga of how best to repurpose the c-band spectrum, Sen. Steve Daines (R-Mont.) and Rep.

Deborah Collier July 29, 2019

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