The Public Safety Spectrum Alliance (PSSA) today filed petitions asking the FCC to reconsider an order passed this fall that would let states lease 4.9 GHz airwaves—dedicated to public safety for more than 15 years—potentially setting the stage for spectrum to be in limbo for some time, according to Beltway sources.
SOURCE: Urgent Communications
DATE: December 30, 2020
PSSA made the filings today, which was the final day before the FCC’s 4.9 GHz order is due take effect on Dec. 30. FCC commissioners approved the order by a 3-2 vote along partisan lines on Sept. 30, and the text of the measure was published in the Federal Register on Nov. 30, which resulted in an effective date of Dec. 30. READ FULL ARTICLE