Thursday, 24 August 2017

FCC OKs high-band 5G spectrum

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Friday 15 July 16

U.S. regulator to free up 11 GHz of licensed, unlicensed frequencies in bands above 24 GHz.

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) late on Thursday voted in favour of freeing up 11 GHz of high-frequency spectrum for 5G services. 3.8 GHz of airwaves in the 28 GHz, 37 GHz and 39 GHz bands have been allocated for licensed access, while frequencies in the 64 GHz-71 GHz band have been allocated for unlicensed access. The FCC said it wants to take a flexible approach to spectrum access rules…

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) late on Thursday voted in favour of freeing up 11 GHz of high-frequency spectrum for 5G services. 3.8 GHz of airwaves in the 28 GHz, 37 GHz and 39 GHz bands have been allocated for licensed access, while frequencies in the 64 GHz-71 GHz band have been allocated for unlicensed access. The FCC said it wants to take a flexible approach to spectrum access rules…

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