Topic: satellite operators
OneWeb announced on Saturday the successful launch of 34 more satellites.
The chairman's plan includes a proposed $9.7 billion in accelerated relocation payments for satellite operators to make room for 5G.
The FCC will move forward on the C-band with a proposal expected to be made public this week.
Senators debated how to handle proceeds from a C-band auction, which is due to start before the end of 2020.
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced his intent for the FCC to conduct a public auction of 280 megahertz of the C-band.
The C-Band Alliance (CBA) filed an updated transition plan describing how it would clear up to 300 MHz of C-band spectrum.
AT&T is concerned that legal challenges could derail the use C-band spectrum for 5G, and it's proposing an alternative designed to pass legal muster.
RS Access, which holds licenses in the 12 GHz band, argues that the band can go a long way toward solving the nation's mid-band needs for 5G.
Gogo Wireless is partnering with an unnamed “leading U.S. 5G solutions provider” for its 5G initiative, its CEO said during Thursday’s second-quarter conference call.
The FCC voted unanimously Thursday to make it easier for small satellite operators to get their constellations approved and launched, but some commissioners are calling for greater efforts to manage space debris.