By John Eggerton, Broadcasting & Cable Online, 4-1-20

FCC chairman Ajit Pai is proposing to open the entire 6 GHz band for unlicensed wireless broadband.

He has drafted rules that would make all 1,200 MHz available for some unlicensed devices, which would share with incumbent users including broadcast electronic newsgathering (ENG).

Broadcasters had argued that while some of the band could be opened up for unlicensed use, sharing the ENG spectrum will be problematic.  AT&T also had issues with sharing–carriers also use the spectrum for backhaul, as have utility company incumbents.  » Read More