FCC needs to tackle a bunch of thorny issues on mmWave spectrum before unleashing it

No doubt, the wireless industry is ready to celebrate the Senate committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation's approval of the Mobile Now Act, which is designed to boost the development of 5G by making more spectrum available for commercial use and reducing red tape for building networks.

That's a big win, and FCC commissioners yesterday praised the senators' work to make more federal spectrum available for private use when they appeared at a Senate committee hearing. But the FCC still has a lot of work ahead in the millimeter wave space. 

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