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The Regulatory Mix - Friday, June 28, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

jnuts_00_us-capitol-dome-at-sunset_yesmydccoolSPECTRUM NOW Act Introduced

U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-MS) and Brian Schatz (D-HI) and U.S. Representatives Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Brett Guthrie (R-KY), announced the introduction of the “Supplementing the Pipeline for Efficient Control of The Resources for Users Making New Opportunities for Wireless (SPECTRUM NOW) Act”. This bill facilitates the speedy deployment of 5G by allowing government agencies to become more efficient and effective in their spectrum use and requiring key mid-band frequencies be made available for commercial wireless use.

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Topics: IoT, 5G, NIST, Cubersecurity, SPECTRUM Now Act

Checking In @ The FCC - The July Open Meeting

Posted by Cory Garone

Pai SpeaksGiant leaps at the FCC?

Chairman Pai’s theme for the July 10, 2019 meeting is “A Giant Leap For 5G.”  The focus will be on taking important steps towards advancing 5G coverage and capacity.  The FCC plans to accomplish this by opening up the 2.5 GHz band for 5G as well as conducting a high-band spectrum auction.  The meeting will also concentrate attention on closing the digital divide by considering a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Declaratory Ruling covering what the FCC calls “multiple tenant environments,” or MTEs.

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Topics: Lifeline Recertification, Business Data Services, BDS, Broadband Access to Multiple Tenant Environments, FCC July Open Meeting, #CheckingIn@TheFCC, 2.5 GHz Band, 5G, 5G Incentive Auction, Access to Connected Care Services

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

www.inteserra.comhs-fshubfsinteserra-regulatory mixjnuts_00_us-capitol-dome-at-sunset_yesmydccoolUS Congress FCC Oversight

House Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Mike Doyle (D-PA) sent a letter to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai requesting information and documents related to the FCC’s current workload, the work of its bureaus and offices, and the FCC’s interactions with the public through its handling of consumer complaints and Freedom of Information Act requests.  Pallone and Doyle told Pai that the Committee will be reassuming its traditional role of oversight to ensure the agency is acting in the best interest of the public and consistent with its legislative authority.  

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Topics: US House FCC Oversight, Wireless Infrastrucure Deployment, 5G, House Energy and Commerce, National Association of Tower Erectors’, FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr, NATE

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, January 11, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

5G image for blogsNew Report Addresses 5G, the Internet of Things (IoT), and Communities of Color

A new paper published by the Brookings Institution addresses the potential impact of 5G deployment on communities of color.  It says that, for communities of color that often lack reliable broadband access, 5G represents increased economic opportunity through improved access to social services, such as health care, education, transportation, energy, and employment.  Read More
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Topics: broadband, ATIS, IoT, Small Cell Wireless, robocalling, 5G, Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions, STI-PA, SHAKEN protocol, caller ID, Secure Telephone Identity Policy Administrator, Brookings Institution

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, October 8, 2018

Posted by Amy Gross

Today: Congressional Wi-Fi Caucus Launch, NTIA and NHTSA Release NG911 Cost Estimate Study, FCC Environmental Compliance And Historic Preservation Workshop 

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Topics: cybersecurity, IoT, NHTSA, 5G, Wi-Fi Caucus, autonomous vehicles, NTIA NG911 Cost Estimate Study, Environmental Compliance and Historic Workshop, FCC's Wireless Telecommunications Bureau

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, September 24, 2018

Posted by Cory Garone

Today:  ACT 5G White Paper: Implications for 5G as an Engine of Job Growth, Pennsylvania PUC Announces New Office of Cybersecurity and Appoints Director 

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Topics: small cell deployment, 5G, The App Association, ACT, cloud-based radio network, Pennsylvania Office of Cybersecurity, Michael C. Holko, OCCO

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Posted by Cory Garone

Today:  FCC Announces Test of Disaster Information Reporting System, FCC Commissioner Carr Introduces FCC’s Next 5G Action 

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Topics: DIRS, FCC Disaster Information Reporting System, FCC Commissioner Carr, 5G

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, August 16, 2018

Posted by Jennifer Durst-Jarrell

Today:  FCC Sends General Information and Document Request to T-Mobile-Sprint, FCC Commissioner Carr Statement on D.C. Circuit's Wireless Infrastructure Decision 

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Topics: Deployment of Small Cell Infrastructure, FCC Commissioner Carr, Sprint T-Mobile Merger, General Information and Document Request, 5G

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