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August 14, 2022

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Industry groups cite security and cost issues in urging FCC to halt certification for devices under 2020 mid-band spectrum rule

By Charlie Mitchell / December 9, 2021

A coalition including the Utilities Technology Council as well as public safety, utility and other industry groups is petitioning the FCC to halt and revoke certification of 6 GHz low-power indoor devices and develop new rules for mid-band spectrum, which the FCC in 2020 opened for unlicensed use in a move designed to accompany growth in the Internet of Things.

“UTC, together with eleven associations representing a broad cross section of electric, gas and water utilities, public safety and other...

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