Legal Rights Public Notice Fact Sheet

In a Public Notice issued May 3, 2019, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) sought comment from affected parties on the extent to which satellite and earth station operators have enforceable rights against harmful interference in the C-band spectrum, which is used to deliver television and radio programming to 120 million American households. This same C-band spectrum is needed to support the deployment of 5G services in the U.S.