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C-Band Alliance now proposes clearing 300 MHz of spectrum

Tuesday 29 October 2019 | 09:54 CET | News
Update: 30 October 2019 | 11:24 CET
The C-Band Alliance (CBA) has proposed the clearance of 300 MHz of C-band (mid-band) spectrum to support 5G. In an updated filing with the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the CBA said that the spectrum cleared would include a 20-MHz guard band to protect existing satellite services from 5G interference. The first tranche will be made available in 46 metropolitan zones, within 18 months of the FCC order, to 120 MHz and inclusive of the 20-MHz guard band. The second tranche will become available within 36 months from a CBA-led auction, providing cleared spectrum throughout the

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Mobile & Wireless / Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Eutelsat / FCC / Intelsat / SES / Telesat
Countries: United States
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