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December 1, 2021

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NTIA releases analysis ahead of initial Commerce and Defense Dept.-led ‘5G challenge’

By Jaspreet Gill / October 28, 2021

Industry is concerned the Pentagon will be biased toward large companies and support a single company's variant during a new effort aimed at developing open 5G networks, according to an analysis by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration.

The analysis follows a notice of inquiry released in January by the NTIA on behalf of the Defense Department asking for suggestions on how to execute a fifth-generation wireless technology competition, called a “5G challenge.”

Feedback would help NTIA and the U.S. government...

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