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5G Deployment and Radio Altimeters: A Clash of Industries and Regulators

There is a fascinating dispute unfolding between the wireless communications industry and the aviation industry, or rather, a dispute between their respective regulators, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).  The dispute revolves around the wireless carriers’ use of C-Band spectrum to deliver 5G and the aviation industry’s use of nearby spectrum to control aircraft.

Listen to this 12-minute podcast as Steve Rosen, a Partner at LB3, David Lee, TC2’s Technology Director, and Joe Schmidt explain this technical and legal conundrum and why it will be a regulatory and economic train wreck if the dispute doesn’t get sorted.

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