Senators Urge FCC Not to Use 24GHz Spectrum for 5G

Senators Urge FCC Not to Use 24GHz Spectrum for 5G

In March, the Federal Communications Commission began auctioning the 24GHz band—a portion of the radio spectrum used for communication applications—to be used in 5G networks. But 24GHz is adjacent to spectrum used for weather operations, causing senators and the Navy to express grave concerns that those networks could disturb forecasting in the future.


This week, Sens. Ron Wyden, D-Ore. and Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., penned a