The C-Band Alliance Can Clear Spectrum For 5G Rapidly and Efficiently
FCC Chairman Pai recently announced that the FCC will conduct a public auction for 280 MHz of C-band spectrum in 2020. The CBA supports Chairman Pai’s decision, but notes that it does not change the monumental task of transitioning C-band spectrum from satellite transmissions to 5G mobile services quickly and efficiently. China and other countries have already reallocated, assigned, and deployed mid-band spectrum, and that is why speed is of the essence. The CBA—fairly and properly incentivized—is uniquely positioned to enable it. Read more.