Verizon Communications, the largest mobile network operator in the US, launched its 5G service at an event in San Francisco in April of last year. Company chairman Hans Vestberg said the US government’s action ensures that critical wireless spectrum is quickly made available to the industry. Photo: Kyodo Verizon Communications, the largest mobile network operator in the US, launched its 5G service at an event in San Francisco in April of last year. Company chairman Hans Vestberg said the US government’s action ensures that critical wireless spectrum is quickly made available to the industry. Photo: Kyodo
Verizon Communications, the largest mobile network operator in the US, launched its 5G service at an event in San Francisco in April of last year. Company chairman Hans Vestberg said the US government’s action ensures that critical wireless spectrum is quickly made available to the industry. Photo: Kyodo

US approves plan to pay satellite companies US$9.7 billion to give up airwaves for 5G expansion

  • The Federal Communications Commission will auction off the airwaves to US mobile network operators including Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile
  • The initiative is expected to help the US beat China in the race to build a vast 5G mobile infrastructure

Topic |   5G
Verizon Communications, the largest mobile network operator in the US, launched its 5G service at an event in San Francisco in April of last year. Company chairman Hans Vestberg said the US government’s action ensures that critical wireless spectrum is quickly made available to the industry. Photo: Kyodo Verizon Communications, the largest mobile network operator in the US, launched its 5G service at an event in San Francisco in April of last year. Company chairman Hans Vestberg said the US government’s action ensures that critical wireless spectrum is quickly made available to the industry. Photo: Kyodo
Verizon Communications, the largest mobile network operator in the US, launched its 5G service at an event in San Francisco in April of last year. Company chairman Hans Vestberg said the US government’s action ensures that critical wireless spectrum is quickly made available to the industry. Photo: Kyodo
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