Verizon applauds FCC chairman's move to 5G spectrum

New academic research presents indoor office mmWave measurements, channels models at 28 GHz, 73 GHz for 5G

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) is giving its support to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's decision to circulate a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that proposes a framework for flexible spectrum use rules for bands above 24 GHz.

"We look forward to participating in this proceeding. Moving forward on 5G is extremely important to U.S. consumers and economic development," said Charla Rath, vice president of Wireless Policy Development at Verizon, in a blog post. "The FCC action is a crucial step toward maintaining America's global leadership in mobile broadband."

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