Tags: 5G • Ajit Pai • C-Band • ERNEST WORTHMAN • Intelsat • Michael Doyle • National Association of Broadcasters • SES • video distribution services
Originally posted on AGL Media Group
I have been writing about C-Band for about a year, now, mostly about how bringing it into the 5G ecosystem was facing some challenges. This was before much of the noise about who actually had the rights to sell or gain from that spectrum becoming available for 5G. One of my main concerns was about how the C-Band alliance (CBA) stands to gain from the sale of this spectrum.
To recap a bit, there is a concern that the CBA is trying to, putting it mildly, manipulate the sale of the some 300 or so megahertz of spectrum in the C-Band between 3.4 and 4.2 GHz for the emerging 5G infrastructure.
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