By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 10-5-21

The FCC has launched its latest auction (110) of midband spectrum, generally considered the sweet spot for 5G due to its propagation characteristics.

The FCC is auctioning flexible licenses for 100 MHz of contiguous spectrum in the 3.45 GHz band.

Acting FCC Chairman Jessica Rosenworcel had argued during the last administration that the FCC was too focused on high-band spectrum and not enough on midband.

“These airwaves are a critical part of unlocking the 5G promise everywhere in the country,” Rosenworcel said.  » Read More