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Intelsat, Intel Propose C-Band 5G Solution

Oct 03, 2017 - ICT Monitor Worldwide

Intelsat and Intel (no relation) are teaming up on a marketplace-based proposal to allow for joint use of parts of the C-band spectrum (3700-4200) for 5G wireless, with satellite operators giving up spectrum in metro markets for a price set by the marketplace. That is the spectrum broadcast nets use to get their programming to stations, and stations use to get their programming to cable and satellite operators.

Intel and Intelsat argue that their proposal will be a voluntary, efficient and...