Learning to Share: CBRS PAL and the FCC
U.S. carriers have lobbied the FCC to change the rules for citizens broadband radio service (CBRS) priority access license (PAL) licensing to incentivize 5G network build-outs in the 3.5 GHz band. While these changes favor nationwide mobile network operators (MNOs), they are likely to limit the growth of in-building neutral hosts and private networks using CBRS. While one solution lies in using the CBRS and the spectrum access system (SAS) itself to manage 5G and TD-LTE PAL licenses and users over the current small area census tracts, unlicensed MulteFire may offer an alternative.
To find out more about subscribing:
- Network Technology and Market Tracker
- What Do Current 5G Spectrum Auctions Tell Us About its Business Case?
- Five 5G Takeaways from the Brooklyn 5G Summit
- Huawei Focuses on 4G to Endure Until 5G Kicks In
- T-Mobile/Sprint Merger: A Sure Thing or Doomed to Failure?