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Viewpoints are the expressed opinions of independent wireless industry analysts and stakeholders. They do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the 5G Americas association or its member companies. 

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ITS Marks Next Milestone Toward Spectrum Sharing in 3.5 GHz

NTIA Blog December 12, 2018 Engineers at NTIA’s Institute for Telecommunication Sciences (ITS) have completed performance certification lab testing of Environmental Sensing Capability (ESC) equipment – the sensors that will help enable dynamic sharing in the 3.5 GHz band between U.S. Navy radars and Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) devices.

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FCC FACILITATES DEPLOYMENT OF WIRELESS INFRASTRUCTURE FOR 5G CONNECTIVITY

Action Removes Regulatory Barriers to Infrastructure Investment Media Contact: Cecilia Sulhoff, (202) 418-0587 cecilia.sulhoff@fcc.gov For Immediate Release FCC FACILITATES DEPLOYMENT OF WIRELESS INFRASTRUCTURE FOR 5G CONNECTIVITY Action Removes Regulatory Barriers to Infrastructure Investment   — WASHINGTON, September 26, 2018—Today, the Federal Communications Commission took another important step in its ongoing

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Carr Announces Next 5G Order in Indiana Statehouse Speech

Plan Cuts Small Cell Costs; Events Include State Senator, Congressional Leaders, and Mayor INDIANAPOLIS—Commissioner Brendan Carr announced the FCC’s next 5G order on the Senate floor of the Indiana Statehouse this morning.  Joined by Indiana elected leaders, including one of the authors of the state’s small cell bill, U.S. Sen.

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5G: The chance to lead for a decade

Deloitte Report The shift to 5G The world’s economy is at another pivotal moment as artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things (IoT), and augmented reality are transitioning from buzz words to the basis for long-term national economic potential. The catalyst for this economic growth is wireless connectivity enabled by 5G—

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FCC SPEEDS ACCESS TO UTILITY POLES TO PROMOTE BROADBAND, 5G DEPLOYMENT

FCC Press Release  Media Contact:Mark Wigfield, (202) 418-0253mark.wigfield@fcc.gov For Immediate ReleaseFCC SPEEDS ACCESS TO UTILITY POLES TO PROMOTE BROADBAND, 5G DEPLOYMENTAccess to Poles Must Be Swift, Predictable, and Affordable  —WASHINGTON, August 2, 2018—The Federal Communications Commission continued its efforts to promote broadband deployment and competition by speeding the process and reducing

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FCC ESTABLISHES PROCEDURES FOR FIRST 5G SPECTRUM AUCTIONS

FCC Press Release Media Contact: Cecilia Sulhoff, (202) 418-0587 cecilia.sulhoff@fcc.gov For Immediate Release FCC ESTABLISHES PROCEDURES FOR FIRST 5G SPECTRUM AUCTIONS 28 GHz Auction Scheduled to Commence on November 14   — WASHINGTON, August 2, 2018—Today, the Federal Communications Commission established the application and bidding procedures for the upcoming Spectrum

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FCC PROPOSES STEPS TOWARDS AUCTION OF 37 GHZ, 39 GHZ, AND 47 GHZ BANDS

FCC Press Release  Media Contact:Cecilia Sulhoff, (202) 418-0587cecilia.sulhoff@fcc.govFor Immediate ReleaseFCC PROPOSES STEPS TOWARDS AUCTION OF 37 GHZ, 39 GHZ, AND 47 GHZ BANDS  —WASHINGTON, August 2, 2018—The Federal Communications Commission today proposed next steps to prepare the upper 37 GHz, 39 GHz, and 47 GHz bands for auction.  In particular,

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FCC moves ahead on 3.7-4.2 GHz order seeking more details

FierceWireless 7/13/2018 The FCC unanimously voted today to seek further comment on ways to free up spectrum in the 3.7-4.2 GHz band, also called the C-Band, for 5G. The Order and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that the commission adopted identifies new opportunities for flexible use in up to 500 megahertz of midband spectrum between

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South Korea’s 5G Auction Raises $3.3B

Light Reading June 19, 2018 South Korea’s big three mobile operators have picked up 5G spectrum in the 3.5GHz and 28GHz bands during a government auction that raised a total of 3.62 trillion Korean won ($3.3 billion). The spectrum awards give SK Telecom (Nasdaq: SKM), KT Corp. and LG U+the mid-band and higher-range frequencies they

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