COVID-19 and the Need for Established Systems of Spectrum Reallocation

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By Miguel Castaneda | 2Q 2020 | IN-5783


COVID-19 and Connectivity


The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) have granted 33 Wireless Internet Service Providers (WISPs) access to 45 MHz of the 5.9 GHz band (i.e., spectrum between 5,850 and 5,895 MHz). This Special Temporary Authority (STA) for the WISPs, which would last for 60 days starting from March 27, 2020, is to address the demand of data from the social distancing measures (due to COVID-19) of the heavily afflicted rural counties. As stated by the Wireless Internet Service Providers...

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