Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Adopts Above 24 GHz Proceeding

FCC Asks How To Support Innovation and Advanced Mobile Broadband

SAN FRANCISCO: October 17, 2014— FiberTower Corporation, a privately held spectrum services provider congratulates the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on adopting today the Notice of Inquiry on the Use of Spectrum Bands above 24 GHz for Mobile Radio Services;  and the Report and Order on Acceleration of Broadband Deployment by Improving Wireless Facilities Sitting Policies.  Both of these proceedings are extremely valuable tools for (i) harnessing and encouraging innovation and recent, significant market developments and (ii) for framing the future of the wireless broadband market and associated technologies.

The spectrum portfolios of market-based 24 GHz and 39 GHz licenses are ideal for high-capacity broadband backhaul and transport, and for developing new uses in portable and mobile advanced broadband services.  FiberTower’s 24 GHz and 39 GHz spectrum licenses and associated equipment and deployment technology, delivers the coverage, capacity and quality that carriers, enterprises and government agencies need to handle rapidly rising broadband data demand from their clients. 

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