Posts tagged with: band

Massive MIMO, adaptive beam forming spiff up 12 GHz band

Advances in wireless technology are getting some love in the fight over whether the 12 GHz band should be used for 5G. In its latest arguments before the FCC, long-time 12 GHz 5G proponent RS Access points (PDF) to a...

Dish gets unlikely ally in fight over 12 GHz band

It wasn’t that long ago that Public Knowledge was fighting tooth and nail against the merger of Sprint and T-Mobile that eventually would lead to Dish Network being set up as a fourth national player in wireless.   Nowadays, that...

T-Mobile snubs Dish again, this time over 12 GHz band

When SpaceX CEO Elon Musk gave his keynote for the Mobile World Congress audience in Barcelona this week, he did not specifically mention the 12 GHz band, even though it happens to be at the heart of a big fight...

Carriers continue to evaluate the 3.45 GHz band

The Federal Communications Commission is looking to auction 100-megahertz of spectrum in the 3.45-3.55 GHz range as early as October, and major carriers appear to be cautious as they continue to evaluate the band. Over the last week executives at...

RC Access: Studies show ‘win-win’ for 12 GHz band

A group pushing for the government to open up the 12 GHz band for 5G services has produced a technical analysis that shows that, yes, indeed, coexistence is possible in the band between satellite companies and terrestrial wireless. The analysis...

Dish, RS Access lead new coalition in fight over 12 GHz band

Invoking the U.S.-versus-China race to 5G, a group of organizations and companies, including Dish Network, urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to expeditiously update the rules for the 12 GHz band and pave the way for the U.S. to shoot...

Dish, RS Access cheer FCC move to re-evaluate 12 GHz band

While the C-band auction is the topping the charts at $80 billion and counting, the FCC is looking at some slightly higher band spectrum that could serve mobile carriers’ 5G needs.   The FCC on Tuesday voted unanimously to issue a...

FCC’s Pai circulates draft NPRM on 12 GHz band

With just a few weeks left in his tenure at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Chairman Ajit Pai circulated to his colleagues a draft Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that, if adopted, would seek comment on whether to allow mobiles...

Dish presses FCC to reject SpaceX plan for 12 GHz band

Dish Network has been pretty quiet lately on the 12 GHz front, but this week its executives paid a virtual visit to the FCC urging commissioners to act on a long-standing petition for rulemaking and reject a call by SpaceX to use...