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Source: Airlines for America SmartBrief https://bit.ly/3cGGapm 2021-11-22 The Canadian government has limited use of 5G communications at certain frequencies around airports due to concern that the frequencies could interfere with aircraft altimeters. The US government is currently considering what steps are needed to mitigate that possibility after temporarily halting a similar expansion of 5G usage...
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Photo by Kristopher Allison on Unsplash 5th of November 2021 On Nov. 4, 2021, The Wall Street Journal reported that Verizon and AT&T have delayed their C-band rollouts by at least a month to help the Federal Aviation Administration address aircraft interference concerns. https://www.wsj.com/articles/at-t-verizon-to-delay-5g-rollout-over-faas-airplane-safety-concerns-11636039555 According to the journal: The FAA wants to issue requirements that...
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Source: https://www.lightreading.com/5g/stratosphere-emerging-as-next-big-internet-battleground/d/d-id/772813 News Analysis MIKE DANO, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies 10/14/2021 Amid a dramatic rise in air travel as pandemic restrictions recede, a growing number of companies are hoping to sell high-speed Internet connections to all those airborne Web surfers. Concurrently, other companies are hoping to beam Internet connections into hard-to-reach areas on the ground...
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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/airlines-warn-5g-risky/ By Sandra Stafford September 5, 2021 9:00AM The mobile wireless industry is preparing to deploy 5G all across the country, and 6G is already in development — but millions of people in the United States don’t even have access to household internet. This differential in access is called the “digital divide,” and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is...
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NBAA joined 20 industry and aircraft and avionics manufacturers to tell leaders of @USDOT that the deployment of new 5G cellular systems across the country poses an imminent safety risk facing the U.S. aviation industry and the general public. Read more: https://t.co/JsT57uRhOZ pic.twitter.com/HBSYIlGxBy— NBAA (@NBAA) July 17, 2021 NBAA joined with 20 industry groups and...
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May 20, 2021 By Dan Namowitz Source: AOPA (Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association) https://www.aopa.org/news-and-media/all-news/2021/may/20/aviation-safety-in-focus-as-fcc-expands-5g The wireless communications industry has a “deficient level of understanding” of the threat to radar-altimeter system operation and flight safety posed by “flexible” uses of the 3.7 to 3.98 GHz band, a concern that should prompt the Federal Communications Commission to...
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PARIS – The latest generation of smartphones, 5G, can interfere with aircraft altitude instruments, the French Civil Aviation Authority warned as it recommended they should be turned off during flight. “The utilisation of 5G devices onboard aircraft could lead to risks of interference that could potentially result in errors in altitude readings,”  a spokesman for the agency...
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Source: https://www.defensenews.com/air/2021/01/21/as-5g-auction-continues-pentagon-turns-to-safety-risk-mitigation-plans/ WASHINGTON — The Defense Department will focus on preventing interference to aviation instruments rather than trying to stop the Federal Communications Commission from auctioning C-band spectrum used for 5G communication, officials tell Defense News. The Pentagon’s decision comes despite industry’s concerns about the functionality of a key aviation technology, which led to a Dec. 1...
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Source: https://www.defensenews.com/2020/12/21/the-military-is-scrambling-to-understand-the-aviation-crash-risk-from-a-new-5g-sale/ By: Valerie Insinna and Aaron Mehta, December 21 at 5:00 AM WASHINGTON — As part of a broader move to boost the 5G industry in the United States, the Federal Communications Commission on Dec. 8 began auctioning a portion of C-band electromagnetic spectrum, a move the committee’s chairman, Ajit Pai, celebrated as “a big day for...
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