FCC is planning millimeter wave spectrum auctions in 2018 and 2019 [telecom]

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Licenses for millimeter wave frequencies in 24, 28, 37, 39 and 47 GHz
bands focus of proposed auctions

By Sean Kinney

The multi-gigabit speeds 5G is designed to support will require large
swatches of high-capacity, millimeter wave spectrum. High-band
frequencies, combined with mid- and low-band spectrum will
collectively afford end users, whether people or objects, the right
mix of coverage and capacity needed to support 5G use cases.

Right now in the U.S., AT&T and Verizon are both tapping millimeter
wave frequencies to roll-out commercial 5G services later this
year. AT&T is promising a standards-based mobile service in 12 markets
by year-end, while Verizon is planning to deploy fixed wireless access
to provide residential broadband services in three to five markets by
the end of 2018.

https://www.rcrwireless.com/20180712/policy/fcc-millimeter-wave-spectrum-auctions-tag17

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Bill Horne
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