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FCC proposes 600 MHz band for 5G

Wednesday 5 August 2015 | 16:22 CET | News
The FCC has outlined its vision for devoting radio spectrum to the development of 5G services. In a blog post, FCC chairman Tom Wheeler said he sees the 600 MHz band as "a prime candidate for deployment of a wide-area 5G coverage layer". This band is expected to become available under the incentive auctions aimed at encouraging broadcasters to surrender some of their frequencies for mobile services. Wheeler said the 600 MHz band could do for 5G what the 700 MHz band did in building the US's lead in 4G development. The FCC is also looking at higher frequency bands for mobile and held an

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