By John Eggerton, Broadcasting & Cable Online, 4-13-20
Broadcasters are giving new meaning to the phrase “dynamic spectrum access” in arguing that an FCC proposal to free up WiFi spectrum in the 6 GHz band could take away electronic newsgathering spectrum just when a pandemic-sequestered nation needs it most.
That came in phone calls last week between National Association of Broadcasting executives and FCC officials.
An item on the 6 GHz band sharing plan is on the agenda for the April 23 meeting, but since that will be a virtual meeting, it will likely be voted beforehand as was the case with all the items at the FCC’s March meeting, which was also a virtual meeting with all items voted beforehand. » Read More