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Google pushes its own solution to C-Band spectrum wrangle in USA

Google has openly criticized the FCC’s management of the critical C-band spectrum debate, claiming a third of all FCC-registered C-band satellite dishes are abandoned and calling the US regulator 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 100 MHz slice of spectrum at 3.7-3.8 GHz 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…

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