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T-Mobile USA borrows 600 MHz spectrum to support home workers

In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, which has forced many people to work from home for the first time, T-Mobile USA came up with a novel response which could turn out to be a blueprint for spectrum sharing in future, less troubled times. It is working with owners of 600 MHz spectrum – a band in which TMO is the dominant holder – to contribute their assets temporarily to create a far bigger pipe to support home workers. Dish Network and Comcast are among those loaning their 600 MHz spectrum for 60 days, under an FCC temporary authority to TMO. Others include NewLevel, LB License Co, Channel 51, Omega, Bluewater and TStar License Holdings. TMO is the only company…

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