Pai puts DSRC spectrum in FCC's sights

Originally posted on RCR Wireless on May 14, 2019 

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai called for the re-examination of the allocation of 5.9 GHz spectrum, outlining several options for the 75 megahertz that to this point has been set aside for vehicle-to-vehicle automobile communications.

“I believe that the time has come for the FCC to take a fresh look at this band,” Pai said at a Wi-Fi Now event this week in Tysons Corner, Virginia. “We should open up a rulemaking proceeding, seek comment on various proposals for the band’s future, and use the record that we compile to make a final decision on how the band should be allocated.”

Continue reading here