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THE C-BAND: Re-purposing Mid-Band Spectrum for 5G

On February 06, 2020 Chairman Pai shared with his fellow Commissioners draft rules that would reform the use of the C-band and make a large amount of spectrum available for 5G, the next generation of wireless technology. The C-band is a 500-megahertz segment of spectrum from 3.7 to 4.2 GHz,

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NTIA cites progress in 3450-3550 MHz band for sharing

Jan 29, 2020| FierceWireless In an encouraging sign from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) for operators, the entity announced significant progress in finding potential spectrum sharing options for the 3450-3550 MHz band. The news comes as the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced this week that the nearby 3.5

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AT&T Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Results

Full-Year Consolidated Results: Diluted EPS of $1.89 as reported compared to $2.85 in the prior year Adjusted EPS of $3.57 compared to $3.52 in the prior year, up 1.4% Record cash from operations of $48.7 billion, up nearly 12% Capital expenditures of $19.6 billion Consolidated revenues of $181.2 billion Achieved or Overachieved All 2019 Goals

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FCC Authorizes Full Commercial Deployment of OnGo™ Service in 3.5 GHz CBRS Band, Unleashing Billions in Value with New Wireless Services

CBRS Alliance Press Release | Jan 27, 2020 Industry and Government Celebrate as the Nation’s First Mid-band 5G Spectrum Becomes Commercially Available Sunnyvale, Calif., Jan. 27, 2020 — The CBRS Alliance, an industry organization focused on driving the development, commercialization, and adoption of OnGo™ shared spectrum solutions, celebrates the authorization of

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Sprint Reports Fiscal Year 2019 Third Quarter Results

January 27, 2020| Sprint Press Release OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Jan. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Wireless service revenue of $5.2 billion Postpaid wireless service revenue of $4.2 billion was stable sequentially and year-over-year Postpaid average revenue per account (ARPA) of $124.80 and postpaid phone average revenue per user (ARPU) of $50.37 were stable sequentially and year-over-year Net loss of $120 million,

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Audi, Qualcomm and Virginia DOT to deploy C-V2X

January 24, 2020 | GPS World Audi of America, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and Qualcomm Technologies Inc. are planning for initial deployments of cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) communication on northern Virginia roadways. C-V2X employs advanced wireless communications to enhance vehicle safety by using the same portion of the 5.9-GHz band that

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Qualcomm and ZTE Achieve 5G Landmark with Voice Over NR Call

Qualcomm Media Release| Jan 6, 2020 Latest Achievement Between the two Companies to Support a Fast Evolution of 5G, Building on Their Earlier Milestones with 5G Standalone and mmWave Data Connections — An industry leading step in 5G took place last month when Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm

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