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IWPC Webinar: Unlicensed use of the 6 GHz Band

Mark Gibson, Senior Director, Business Development & Spectrum Policy, CommScope, spoke on February 2, 2022—The FCC has recently reallocated the 6 GHz band (5925-7125 MHz) to allow access for unlicensed use. In doing so, they identified two types of devices: Low and Standard Power. Access for Standard Power devices is achieved through the use of an Automated Frequency Coordination (AFC) system … Read More

10th Americas Spectrum Management Conference

12 & 13 October 2021–FULLY VIRTUAL–Featuring Mark Gibson—Senior Director, Business Development & Spectrum Policy, CommScope— speaking on Day 2, Oct. 13, 10:40 AM – 12:00 PM EDT, Session 6ii: The emerging 6GHz ecosystem and the different perspectives … Read More

C-Band auction nears the $80B mark

The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) C-Band auction (107) resumed this week and continues to shatter records. As of January 5, the auction has garnered nearly $8o billion in gross bids among qualified bidders after 60 rounds … Read More

Repacking C-Band Earth Stations

Written by Mark Gibson on RADIO WORLD.COM | A review and further discussion of next steps. As the auction for the much-coveted C-Band spectrum kicks off, we are another step into the complicated process to relocate or repack C-Band FSS earth stations … Read More

Opening the C-Band to accelerate 5G deployments

RCR Wireless | by Mark Gibson and Mike Wolfe: Opening the C-Band for 5G networks frees up spectrum for a number of years and represents a major opportunity for mobile operators. At 280 megahertz, the C-Band is the largest chunk of mid-band spectrum the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has made available to date in the United States. To utilize the C-Band spectrum, 5G network deployments will require new infrastructure … Read More

C-Band auction is underway, in a shift that will shape 5G

The C-Band auction is officially underway, with two rounds of bidding to be held today. It is the Federal Communications Commission’s largest auction of midband spectrum to date, offering up 280 megahertz of highly anticipated midband spectrum that, while not immediately available for use, offers a relatively quick timeline for potential 5G deployments in the next few years … Read More

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