More about "United States"
US regulator narrowly retains the power to conduct spectrum auctions
Sep 30, 2022
by Richard Haas

US legislators will temporarily extend the powers of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) until mid-December, but the planned auction of 3.1—3.45 GHz spectrum remains uncertain. Read more...

Lynk awarded US licence for satellite-to-phone service
Sep 26, 2022
by Laura Sear

US regulator the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has authorised Lynk Global to offer direct satellite-to-mobile services. Read more...

Amazon launches private 5G offering in the US with plans to expand internationally
Aug 16, 2022
by Richard Haas

The solution uses CBRS spectrum in the United States but diverging spectrum policies may be a barrier as the service expands. Read more...

US regulator to incentivise mobile operators to share spectrum with rural and tribal operators
Aug 04, 2022
by Richard Haas

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) says the programme will help bridge the digital divide. Some rural providers suggest it doesn’t go far enough. Read more...

Starlink customers submit over 95,000 comments to US regulator as 12 GHz debate heats up
Jul 25, 2022
by Richard Haas

Starlink has released a new study that claims co-existence with 5G in the 12 GHz band is untenable and urged its customers to complain to the Federal Communications Commission. Proponents of opening the band for mobile say Starlink's claims amount to misinformation. Read more...

Mobile operators say mmWave spectrum vital to meet future demand
Mar 28, 2022
by Richard Haas

Speaking at an event organised by UK regulator Ofcom, representatives from BT in the UK and Verizon in the US agreed that the higher spectrum bands are important but device support and assignments are still lacking. Read more...

Chair of US regulator says it may start regulating receivers
Mar 04, 2022
by Richard Haas

The announcement was one of many made by FCC chair Jessica Rosenworcel during her keynote speech at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Read more...

US mobile operators launch 5G in C-band but uncertainty remains
Jan 25, 2022
by Richard Haas

AT&T and Verizon are now rolling out 5G in the 3.7—3.98 GHz band but there is still uncertainty about interference and Federal Aviation Authority rules. Read more...

Can bounty hunters improve spectrum policy?
Sep 15, 2021
by Toby Youell

An award-winning paper suggests a new market-based solution to spectrum policy: bounty hunters Read more...

NTIA issues progress report on 5G spectrum pipeline in US
Nov 27, 2019
by Dianne Northfield

A report from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) provides an update on US spectrum repurposing actions to date, along with ongoing activities examining spectrum reallocation and band sharing opportunities for commercial wireless services. Read more...