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Source: https://breakingdefense.com/2020/08/pentagon-gives-up-huge-slice-of-spectrum-for-5g/ By SYDNEY J. FREEDBERG JR. on August 10, 2020 An unprecedentedly quick 15-week review identified 100 mHZ of spectrum, now heavily used by military radars, that will be auctioned off in December 2021. WASHINGTON: After a remarkably fast interagency review, the White House today announced a massive transfer of electromagnetic spectrum from military...
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The evolving 5G case study in United States unilateral spectrum planning and policy https://doi.org/10.1016/j.telpol.2020.102011 Rob Frieden Extract: This paper offers a critical rebuke to unilateral spectrum management, because the short-term benefits expected by the U. S. government likely will be offset by countervailing harms to 5G manufacturers, carriers and consumers. The paper tracks fractious preparation...
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Given that about 81% of Americans now own smartphones and that more than half will only access the internet via mobile connections by 2025, one might assume that 5G technology would be strongly supported and embraced in the United States. A new study of consumer sentiments paints a more complicated picture. Though there is widespread awareness of 5G, acceptance...
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The U.S. government today took another step to protect U.S. national security and the integrity of 5G networks by expanding the Commerce Department’s foreign direct product rule to restrict Huawei from circumventing U.S. law. We will not tolerate efforts by the Chinese Communist Party to undermine the privacy of our citizens or the integrity of...
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Proliferated Commercial Satellite Constellations: Implications for National Security By Matthew A. Hallex and Travis S. Cottom Joint Force Quarterly 97 Matthew A. Hallex is a Research Staff Member at the Institute for Defense Analyses. Travis S. Cottom is a Research Associate at the Institute for Defense Analyses. Source: https://ndupress.ndu.edu/Media/News/News-Article-View/Article/2106495/proliferated-commercial-satellite-constellations-implications-for-national-secu/ The falling costs of space launch and...
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A new paper suggests that the agency broke U.S. environmental law in its approval of the satellites and that if it were to be sued in court, it would likely lose. By Jonathan O’Callaghan on January 16, 2020 Trails of reflected light from dozens of recently launched Starlink satellites obscure an image of the NGC 5353/4 galaxy group,...
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30 DECEMBER 2019, 2:45PM / BY TANISHAA NADKAR AND MFUNEKO TOYANA Source: https://www.iol.co.za/news/mtn-accused-of-supporting-taliban-violating-us-anti-terrorism-act-39868308 Photo: Reuters JOHANNESBURG – Telecoms firm MTN on Monday said it was reviewing allegations raised in a U.S. complaint which accuses several firms of paying protection money to extremist groups in Afghanistan. The complaint was filed in the United States District Court in the District of Columbia...
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Wednesday 27 November 2019 | 09:17 CET | News The US Department of Commerce is inviting comments on the procedures its office should follow to enforce Executive Order 13873, signed by President Trump in May to ban US companies from doing business with firms that could pose a threat to national security. The order took particular...
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Ajit Pai Brad Quick | CNBC PUBLISHED MON, NOV 18 Michael Sheetz The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced on Monday that it will publicly auction off a valuable telecommunications asset, in a move investors viewed as a blow to U.S. satellite communications provider Intelsat. Shares of Intelsat dropped 40% in heavy trading volume after FCC Chairman Ajit Pai...
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Hudson Institute Streamed live on Nov 14, 2019 The onset of 5G wireless technology will transform how we use the Internet and interact with other technologies, from the smart grid and AI to driverless cars. The United States and China are engaged in a global struggle for 5G supremacy. The Chinese telecom equipment giant Huawei...
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