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Secure 5G and Beyond Act

On March 25, 2020, the White House issued a seven-page plan that sets forward key principles in the President’s vision in securing 5G for the United States. The “National Strategy to Secure 5G” articulates his vision for America to lead the development, deployment, and management of secure and reliable 5G

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Trump nominates O’Rielly for new term at FCC

Mar 19, 2020 | FierceWireless News FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly is getting a round of applause from many corners after President Trump recommended he serve another term on the commission. In wireless, O’Rielly has been FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s point person on big and complex topics dealing with mid-band spectrum, including

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FCC Establishes Procedures for 3.5 GHz Band Auction

FCC ESTABLISHES COMPETITIVE BIDDING PROCEDURES FOR JUNE 25 AUCTION IN THE 3.5 GHz BAND Auction of Priority Access Licenses in the 3.55-3.65 GHz Band Will Encourage Increased Investment and Deployment in Mid-band Spectrum for 5G WASHINGTON, February 28, 2020—The Federal Communications Commission today established application and bidding procedures for the

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Ericsson defends dynamic spectrum sharing

FierceWireless News| Feb 27, 2020 Ericsson today said its dynamic spectrum sharing (DSS) technology is now generally available. Ericsson Spectrum Sharing allows both 4G and 5G to be deployed in the same band and on the same radio through a software upgrade. It dynamically allocates spectrum in the FDD bands

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CBRS Alliance finishes 5G specs for 3.5GHz CBRS spectrum band

Light Reading| 27 Feb 2020 SUNNYVALE, California – The CBRS Alliance, an industry organization focused on driving the development, commercialization, and adoption of OnGo™ shared spectrum solutions, announced the completion of specifications that support specific OnGo configurations for 5G New Radio (5G NR). The FCC authorized Full Commercial Deployment in

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Samsung joins Ericsson, Nokia as 5G vendors for U.S. Cellular

FierceWireless News | Feb 21, 2020 U.S. Cellular has awarded Samsung Electronics a commercial agreement to supply LTE and 5G network solutions. According to Samsung, the new agreement establishes terms under which U.S. Cellular can purchase Samsung’s commercially proven network solutions, including 5G New Radio (NR) technology, to help U.S.

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