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US Senators weigh in on LTE-U, Wi-Fi debate

Friday 31 July 2015 | 11:02 CET | News
A group of US Senators have written to the FCC expressing concern that the roll-out of LTE-U could disrupt Wi-Fi services. The FCC has been holding a consultation on the use of LTE technology in the unlicensed spectrum bands used for Wi-Fi. Responses to date show that the industry is divided on whether the services can co-exist in the band. The group of six Senators said they are concerned "that without proper coordination and management, LTE-U may harm Wi-Fi operations". They want the FCC to take action before commercial deployments of LTE-U go ahead. They want the FCC to initiate a process

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Companies: CTIA / FCC
Countries: United States
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