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Sohn to Face Strong GOP Pushback, Democrats' Praise During Confirmation Hearing

Senate Commerce Committee members’ treatment of Democratic FCC nominee Gigi Sohn during her Wednesday confirmation hearing is likely to sharply divide along party lines, in sharp contrast to a potential overwhelming bipartisan panel vote to advance commission Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel’s…Subscribe to Read >>

Senate Commerce Likely to Easily Advance Rosenworcel; Wicker Voting Yes

FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel is expected to easily advance out of the Senate Commerce Committee during a Wednesday meeting (see 2111230066) with unanimous support from panel Democrats and potentially most Republicans too, lawmakers and lobbyists said in interviews. Democratic FTC…Subscribe to Read >>

Sharing 3.1-3.45 GHz With Federal Radar a Challenge: Spectrum Experts

Finding ways to make parts of the 3.1-3.45 GHz band available for nonfederal use, as laid out in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (see 2111120050), faces a variety of big hurdles, spectrum sharing experts said Tuesday at the annual…Subscribe to Read >>

Public Safety Incumbents Want 4.9 GHz Band Expanded to Energy Industry Over Unlicensed

Incumbent public safety users of the 4.9 GHz band don’t agree with wireless advocates about expanding the band to unlicensed use or coordinating spectrum sharing, said comments filed by Monday’s deadline in docket 07-100. Allowing unlicensed use would ensure the…Subscribe to Read >>

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CPUC OKs Verizon/Tracfone -- With Expected Conditions; FCC OK Needed

The California Public Utilities Commission unanimously cleared Verizon/Tracfone. The FCC may be the only U.S. regulatory OK now needed for the multibillion-dollar takeover.Read More >>

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