Monday, 25 January 2021

Intelsat agrees to FCC’s spectrum shift to make way for 5G

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Wednesday 27 May 20

The satellite company filed a written agreement with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to boost the process of clearing the C-band spectrum in preparation for the next generation of mobile technology

Earlier this year, the FCC voted on and passed a plan to clear the lowest 280 MHz of the 3.7–4.2 GHz spectrum, as well as a 20 MHz buffer band, to make it available for 5G. Currently, this band is primarily used by the satellite industry, thus the new rules would necessitate them shifting their operations to the upper 200 MHz of the band (4…

Earlier this year, the FCC voted on and passed a plan to clear the lowest 280 MHz of the 3.7–4.2 GHz spectrum, as well as a 20 MHz buffer band, to make it available for 5G. Currently, this band is primarily used by the satellite industry, thus the new rules would necessitate them shifting their operations to the upper 200 MHz of the band (4…

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