FCC ignores protests, begins next mmWave sale

Originally posted on MobileWorldLive.com on March 14, 2019

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) pressed ahead with plans to auction 24GHz spectrum, despite a request from politicians to delay the proceeding.

In a letter, two senior members of the House of Representatives’ Science, Space and Technology Committee accused the FCC of dismissing concerns expressed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and NASA that use of the spectrum could interfere with sensors in adjacent bands used for weather and climate forecasting.

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