• FAA forced delay in 5G rollout despite having no proof of harm to aviation

    19 days ago - By Ars Technica

    Enlarge / Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Steve Dickson testifies before a Senate panel examining safety certification of jetliners on June 17, 2020, in Washington, DC.
    Two weeks ago, AT&T and Verizon reluctantly agreed to delay the launch of 5G on newly acquired C-band spectrum licenses for one month, until January 5, in response to the Federal Aviation Administration's claim that the new service could interfere with radio altimeters used in airplanes.
    Mobile carriers aren't alone in being frustrated by the delay. Telecom-industry observers point out that the Federal...
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