By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 1-13-22

The ranking member on the powerful Senate Commerce Committee wants the relationship between new FCC Chair Jessica Rosenworcel and new NTIA head Alan Davidson to start out on the right foot.

In a letter to both, Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), called on the Federal Communications Commission and the National Telecommunications & Information Administration to work together to better coordinate spectrum policy.

The FCC and NTIA, under the Trump Administration, were sometimes at odds over spectrum issues and how the government spectrum that the NTIA oversees could be shared or freed up for commercial 5G use while still protecting important government uses like radar and GPS.  » Read More