NTIA discusses progress on sharing 3.5 GHz, 5 GHz spectrum

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) pledged in a blog post to continue engaging federal and industry stakeholders to ensure a smooth transition of the 1695-1710 MHz and 1755-1780 MHz AWS-3 bands. The agency also said it will also work with these stakeholders and the FCC to develop "sharing options to accommodate new and innovative broadband applications and devices in the 3.5 GHz and 5 GHz bands." NTIA published the blog post in association with the release of the Fourth Interim Progress Report on the Obama Administration's initiative to identify and make available 500 megahertz of federal and non-federal spectrum for commercial wireless broadband use by 2020. For more, see this NTIA blog post.