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6 GHz Interference Coming, Viasat Tells Utility Operators

The 6 GHz networks that critical infrastructure operations have relied on for years will now start facing interference from unlicensed use in the band, said Viasat Global Enterprise and Mobility Chief Commercial Officer Brendan Sullivan in a Utilities Technology Council…

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webinar Tuesday. "This has been a good frequency for people to use" for point-to-point microwave links, but even relatively low-powered unlicensed use can create substantial interference, he said. UTC was among utility groups that unsuccessfully challenged the FCC's 6 GHz order before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit (see 2007270067).