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FCC opens bidding for C-band spectrum

Tuesday 8 December 2020 | 18:00 CET | News
The US Federal Communications Commission has confirmed the start of bidding in the auction of the 3.7-3.98 GHz band. The C-band frequencies are being freed up by satellite operators to provide key mid-band spectrum for expanding 5G  networks in the US.

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