“The decision we make Thursday could actually be the most important decision this commission makes this year,” FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler told members of Congress during an oversight hearing on Tuesday.
Yesterday in a 5-to-0 vote, the FCC
adopted new rules for wireless broadband operations in frequencies above
24 GHz, making the United States the first country in the world to make
this spectrum available for next generation wireless services. The FCC
issued a statement saying “these rules set a strong foundation for the
rapid advancement to next-generation 5G networks and technologies in the
United States.” Continue Reading