FCC Proposes Spectrum Sharing in Two Bands
- On December 12, the Commission proposed changes to rules governing the 3.1-3.55 GHz band that would remove non-federal secondary radiolocation and amateur allocations and relocate incumbent non-federal operations out of the band in order to prepare the band for commercial wireless use.
- On December 19, 2019, the FCC proposed rule changes that would designate a portion of the 5.9 GHz band for unlicensed uses, such as Wi-Fi. For 20 years, the band has been reserved for use by Dedicated Short-Range Communications to enable vehicle-related communications. The Commission finds that DSRC has not been widely deployed and the spectrum has been unused.