FCC Reassigns Satellite Spectrum for 3G
Jan 31, 2003, 12:08 AM by (staff)
The FCC announced on Thursday that 30 MHz of spectrum previously allocated to satellite operators has been reassigned for use by providers of advanced wireless services such as 3G. The reassignment comes after licensees failed to meet FCC deadlines for launching satellites. The 30 MHz is spread across the 1990-2000 MHz, 2020-2025 MHz, and 2165-2180 MHz bands. The Commission also gave satellite providers the option of using their remaining 40 MHz of spectrum assignments on the ground as well as in space.
FCC to Help People with Reassigned Numbers Avoid Robocalls
Jul 13, 2017
The FCC today said it hopes to help people escape robocalls. Specifically, the FCC is targeting numbers that previously agreed to receive robocalls but have been reassigned to new people or businesses.
FCC Relaxes Rules Governing 800 MHz Spectrum
Mar 24, 2017
The FCC this week made it easier for carriers to add LTE to their 800 MHz spectrum holdings. Rules concerning the 800 MHz band (CDMA Band Class 0, LTE Band 5) have been in place since 1981 and limit how much power carriers can use to transmit wireless signals across those airwaves.
T-Mobile to Deploy 5G On 600 MHz Spectrum Starting in 2019
May 2, 2017
T-Mobile today said it plans to use some of its recently acquired 600 MHz spectrum to support a future 5G network. The company successfully won an average of 31 MHz (ranging between 20 MHz and 50 MHz) of the 70 MHz low-band spectrum auctioned off by TV stations and the FCC earlier this year.
ITU Inches Closer to Defining 5G Spectrum
Dec 4, 2015
The International Telecommunications Union recently concluded the World Radiocommunication Conference 2015 (WRC-15) and moved forward several initiatives meant to allocate spectrum for mobile broadband. The conference, which recorded some 3,300 attendees, covered more than 40 topics across the gambit of wireless services.