CenturyLink says FCC should maintain 3.5 GHz PALs to ease rural broadband deployments [tel...

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by Sean Buckley

As CenturyLink looks to continue its broadband expansion efforts in
harder to build rural areas using a mix of wireline and wireless
technologies, the service provider says the FCC should not alter the
rules governing the Priority Access Licenses (PALs) that will be
issued in the 3.5 GHz band.

While the FCC rules define PAL geographic license areas is one census
tract, the FCC has proposed to increase the size of the geographic
license area with both Partial Economic Areas (PEAs) and counties
under consideration.


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