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Biannual NTIA/FCC Spectrum Planning Meeting

January 06, 2014
News Media Contact
Juliana Gruenwald

Joint statement from Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler and Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information and NTIA Administrator Lawrence E. Strickling on the NTIA and FCC’s Biannual Spectrum Planning meeting on Friday, January 3rd to discuss their agencies’ complementary roles with respect to commercial and Federal use of spectrum, including efforts to make available 500 MHz of spectrum for wireless broadband:             

“NTIA and the FCC are committed to working together to make more spectrum available to meet the nation’s growing demand for wireless broadband technologies and services. We discussed and agreed to a number of actions to maintain and improve our collaboration over the coming year with respect to the continuing proceedings on the AWS-3, 3.5 GHz and 5 GHz bands.”