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C-Band Spectrum Could Save U.S. Wireless Carriers’ 5G Plans

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Release Date: 08/27/2021

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Earlier in 2021, the Federal Communications Commission announced the winners of the C-Band spectrum auction – the wireless frequency carriers need to provide the holy grail of 5G services.  AT&T, Verizon Wireless, and T-Mobile have committed billions of dollars to secure the needed spectrum and build-out of their networks, expecting a big payback from consumers and enterprises.

In this 10 minute podcast, Kevin DiLallo, a Partner at LB3, and TC2’s Joe Schmidt take a closer look at what this revolutionary wireless technology holds for the future.

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