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August 14, 2022

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Court backs FCC on unlicensed use of mid-band spectrum, seen as a key to Internet of Things growth

By Charlie Mitchell / January 3, 2022

A U.S. appeals court has turned aside a challenge to the FCC’s rulemaking allowing unlicensed low-power indoor devices to operate in the 6 GHz band, which the commission says will help accommodate rapid growth in the Internet of Things while addressing the security concerns raised by utilities and public safety groups.

“[P]etitioners have failed to provide a basis for questioning the Commission’s conclusion that the Order will protect against a significant risk of harmful interference, just the kind of highly...

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