11 august 2020

Pentagon to share spectrum with US telecoms for 5G networks

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The White House and the Pentagon presented plans Monday to help U.S. telecom companies build new ultrafast 5G networks by allowing commercial use of airwaves previously reserved for military radar.The move will open 100 megahertz of spectrum to be auctioned by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission for sharing with companies. The Pentagon will continue to use the bandwidth, balancing commercial use with military needs, according to Dana Deasy, the Defense Department’s chief information [...]