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Satellite operators accept FCC offer for accelerated clearance of C-band spectrum

Tuesday 2 June 2020 | 08:55 CET | News
Satellite operators in the US have agreed to the FCC's accelerated timetable for clearing C-band spectrum. This means the frequencies in the 3.7 GHz band will go up for auction by year-end and part of the band will be available already in late 2021 for 5G mobile networks. 

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