Topic: Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS)
FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly sent a letter to President Donald Trump requesting his intervention in freeing up critical mid-band spectrum for 5G.
Representatives from Verizon held conference calls urging the FCC to consider licensing part of the 6 GHz band.
Bidding for the CBRS PAL auction will begin on July 23, about a month later than previously planned.
The device ecosystem, predictability requirements, and spectrum all come into play for private wireless networks.
WISPs will have more time to transition equipment and services to the standards of the CBRS band and it will not affect the June auction date.
Previously, if an enterprise wanted to build a private wireless network, it had to work with a carrier to get access to spectrum.
The parties will show the management of small cells under the Linux Foundation’s Open Network Automation Platform, and use O-RAN interfaces.
Federated Wireless announced it has extended its Spectrum Controller platform to enable spectrum sharing in the 6 GHz band.
Midco is among those scrambling to replace gear after recently finding out from their vendors that it's not going to comply with FCC rules.
CBRS and C-band offer opportunities for operators to get hold of new mid-band spectrum, but Verizon sees each of them very differently.