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Google, BAC slam inconsistent SES, propose C-band settlement

Google has openly criticized the FCC’s management of the critical C-band debate in the past, claiming a third of all FCC-registered C-band satellite dishes are abandoned and calling to free up spectrum for a new fixed wireless service. The tech giant has now weighed in with a potential solution which would apparently satisfy satellite, mobile and fixed wireless players – while simultaneously bashing the recent, similar plan from SES and Intelsat. By opening up a 100MHz slice of spectrum at 3,700MHz to 3,800MHz for mobile 5G in densely populated urban areas, Google claims this may enable some level of global harmonization – in a “win-win-win” situation. In a proposal submitted last week in collaboration with the BAC (Broadband Access Coalition),…

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