Though almost everyone supports the use of unlicensed spectrum for mobile broadband, Republicans and Democrats on the House Commerce subcommittee differed on ways to unleash the unlicensed band at a hearing Wed
, which aims to ensure the FCC’s “on track” with its incentive auction efforts. The GOP is concerned the auction’s structured in a way that could leave cash behind, while Dems countered that there would be less unlicensed spectrum if the size of the bands were reduced. More details on the hearing here.
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