By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 2-15-22

The FCC and National Telecommunications & Information Administration have announced a new initiative to improve their coordination of spectrum management, including holding formal, monthly meetings between the agency heads and letting the agencies observe the other’s spectrum advisory arms.

That comes after the two agencies have sparred over issues including potential interference from 5G to vehicle-to-vehicle communications, GPS, and air traffic safety systems, and after Congress made it clear they needed to play better together in the spectrum sandbox.

The new initiative, according to the office of FCC Chair Jessica Rosenworcel, means both sides will make an effort “to strengthen the processes for decision making and information sharing and to work cooperatively to resolve spectrum policy issues.”  » Read More