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FCC Scores $4.5B in ‘Largest Ever’ Spectrum Auction

The Federal Communications Commission announced today it’s concluded bidding in what’s known as Auction 103, bringing in about $4.5 billion in net proceeds. The auction included over 14,000 licenses in the Upper 37 GHz, 39 GHz, and 47 GHz bands — part of the “high-band” spectrum the FCC has its eyes on for 5G expansion. […]

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Commission Updates Guidelines to Prep for 5G Expansion

An international commission issued updated exposure guidelines aimed at keeping pace with the ongoing rollout of 5G networks, tweaking recommendations it started issuing back in 1998. In a press release this week, the International Commission on Non‐Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) discussed its effort to modernize its guidelines to account for 5G, especially its use of […]

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State, Local Groups Call for Large-Scale Broadband Expansion

Groups representing state governors and cities issued a press release this week urging Congress to use the planned C-band spectrum auction as a way to invest in a more robust broadband network. The Federal Communications Commissions (FCC) plans to auction off a portion of the spectrum currently used by leading satellite companies, potentially paving the […]

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T-Mobile Launches 5G in 3 Cities

T-Mobile’s 5G rollout spreads to a trio of cities today, with residents in Twin Falls (Idaho), Jackson (Tennessee), and Corvallis (Oregon) now able to access the high-speed mobile network. The company sent out press releases for each city’s launch, with each getting into the details of what this initial 5G rollout entails. The rollout uses […]

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T-Mobile Will Soon Offer Home Internet & $15 a Month Wireless Phone Plans

In March 2019, T-Mobile announced that they have started to test home Internet services using LTE. At the time, T-Mobile limited the test to 50,000 customers. Recently T-Mobile promised if the merger happened, they would roll it out nationwide. Now that the merger has been approved, look for this to become a reality soon. This […]

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NBC News Announces Launch of NBC News Studios

On Thursday, NBC announced that it will launch NBC News Studios, a studio that will create projects for new platforms. Noah Oppenheim, president of NBC News, and Liz Cole, president of NBC News Studios made the announcement. The two shared that the studio will create documentaries, docuseries, scripted content, and more for emerging platforms. Those […]

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