Keyword: Dedicated Short-Range Communications (DSRC)
The 5.9 GHz band is at the center of several fights as the FCC takes a fresh look at the spectrum.
WISPs received permission to use 45 MHz of 5.9 GHz spectrum to help meet the surge in demand as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
It looks like a spectrum showdown between two federal agencies is getting even more serious.
Ford wants the FCC to grant it permission to conduct C-V2X experiments in spectrum reserved for DSRC, a competing vehicular technology.
Verizon is working with Mcity at the University of Michigan to advance transportation safety using 5G and C-V2X.
A House subcommittee hearing on Tuesday focused much of its attention on the C-Band and how to allocate spectrum for 5G while protecting incumbents, but the 5.9 GHz band also wound its way into the discussions.
The Association of Global Automakers is urging the FCC to ensure the entire 5.9 GHz band gets retained for auto-safety services.
It looks as though the 5.9 GHz band is headed for a major formal review at the FCC.
Israeli startup Autotalks said it’s gaining momentum in the Chinese market following the successful completion of a C-V2X field test.
Despite the debate between C-V2X and 802.11p/DSRC and regulatory challenges, analysts predict that by the end of 2022, V2X will be worth $1.2 billion.