By Gary Arlen, Multichannel News, 9-9-20

From its aggressive 5G deployment plan and a proposal to eliminate cable TV administrative paperwork – with additional action on robocalls, foreign ownership and IP calling services – the Federal Communications Commission intends to cover a lot of turf at its Sept. 30 monthly Open Meeting. The agenda, unveiled Wednesday, will focus on the spectrum re-allocation, including shared use of mid-band channels for government and commercial applications.

The Sept. 30 line-up also includes two Media Bureau items dealing with carriage changes and reporting requirements, described here.

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s vision to reassign 100 megahertz of mid-band spectrum for commercial 5G will top the agenda for the Commission’s Sept. 30 Open Meeting. » Read More