FCC to hold big 5G auction, spend $20B for rural internet

The U.S. is far behind other counties when it comes to broadband internet speeds and availability. Much of the rural U.S. lack access to broadband, or only has speeds that don't qualify as broadband. The Trump Administration wants to change that and is putting big money into a fund that aims to ensure that rural America has access to 5G wireless

FCC to hold big 5G auction, spend $20B for rural internet

The U.S. communications regulator will hold a massive auction to bolster 5G service, the next generation of mobile networks, and will spend $20 billion for rural internet.

Fri 12 Apr 19 from Phys.org

5G is about to get a big boost from Trump and the FCC

The Trump administration and government regulators are expected to unveil a major push Friday afternoon at the White House to accelerate the rollout of the high-speed, next-generation mobile ...

Fri 12 Apr 19 from The Washington Post

FCC announces 5G spectrum auction and $20 billion investment for rural broadband access

The Federal Communications Commission announced Friday that it would hold the biggest spectrum auction in U.S. history, aimed at bolstering 5G network deployment. The bidding will see roughly ...

Sun 14 Apr 19 from Techspot

Federal Government Establishes $20.4 Billion Fund To Push Rural 5G Broadband Initiative

The U.S. is far behind other counties when it comes to broadband internet speeds and availability. Much of the rural U.S. lack access to broadband, or only has speeds that don't qualify as ...

Sat 13 Apr 19 from HotHardware

Trump says he opposes nationalizing U.S. 5G network

President Donald Trump said Friday the United States should not nationalize its 5G network and said private companies should move quickly to deploy the faster next-generation network.

Fri 12 Apr 19 from Reuters Technology

Trump, FCC unveil plan to accelerate 5G rollout

Fri 12 Apr 19 from TechCrunch

Trump says he does not want government to lead 5G effort

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that he does not want government to lead the effort to deploy next-generation 5G wireless networks.

Fri 12 Apr 19 from Reuters Technology

U.S. FCC to auction additional 5G spectrum, boost rural internet

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said on Friday the agency plans to hold its third 5G spectrum auction on Dec. 10, the latest effort to make more spectrum available for higher-speed ...

Fri 12 Apr 19 from Reuters Technology

Ajit Pai proposes $20 billion for “up to” gigabit-speed rural broadband

$20 billion over 10 years to connect up to 4 million rural homes and businesses.

Fri 12 Apr 19 from Arstechnica

FCC announces 5G airwave auction and $20 billion rural broadband fund

The FCC has announced a spectrum auction and a $20.4 billion rural broadband fund to bolster connectivity across the US. The auction is scheduled to start December 10th, and it will ...

Fri 12 Apr 19 from Engadget

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