Industry Visionary: Q&A
- Microwave Journal October 14th, 2016
- Source: http://www.microwavejournal.com/articles/27220-industry-visionary
On July 14, 2016 the FCC adopted new rules for wireless broadband operations above 24 GHz, making the U.S. the first country to make this spectrum available and leapfrogging other nations in the race for 5G mmWave technology. We thought this was a perfect time to talk with Theodore (Ted) Rappaport, Professor at NYU and the Founding Director of NYU Wireless, who was the first to prove that mmWave technologies were viable for cellular communications.
What exactly did the FCC adopt in the way of frequency allocations and rules in July?