• FCC chairman Pai reveals his plan to auction three bands of millimeter-wave spectrum in 2019

    4 days ago - By Phone Arena

    FCC chairman Ajit Pai has announced his plan for the agency's auction of 5G spectrum next year. Pai says that he wants to hold an auction in the second half of 2019 to sell off millimeter-wave spectrum in the 37, 39 and 47 GHz bands. While the FCC will decide at its meeting next month exactly how to proceed, some wireless carriers like T-Mobile made it clear earlier this year, that they would prefer a single auction in 2018 that added the 24GHz and 29GHz bands to the trio previously mentioned.
    Pai also noted that he hopes to have the 37, 39 and 47GHz bands offered ...
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