5G

FILE - A China Airlines cargo jet lands at John F. Kennedy International Airport, Saturday, March 14, 2020, in New York. On Monday, Jan. 3, 2022, AT&T and Verizon said they will delay activating new 5G wireless service for two weeks following a request by Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, who cited the airline industry’s concern that the service could interfere with systems on planes. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

FAA and wireless carriers in talks over 5G’s potential impact on aircraft systems

The Federal Aviation Administration worries strong signals near airports will interfere with certain aircraft systems essential to safe landings.

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For DoD, solving spectrum sharing is a matter of national, economic security

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AP/Manu FernandezFILE - This Feb. 25, 2019 file photo shows a banner of the 5G network is displayed during the Mobile World Congress wireless show, in Barcelona, Spain.  The U.S. communications regulator will hold a massive auction to bolster 5G service, the next generation of mobile networks, and will spend $20 billion for rural internet.  5G will mean faster wireless speeds and has implications for technologies like self-driving cars and augmented reality.   The Federal Communications Commission said Friday, April 12,  that it would hold the largest auction in U.S. history, of 3,400 megahertz, to boost wireless companies’ networks.  (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)

NTIA, FCC need updated spectrum agreements for 5G, GAO says

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5G is the future of military connectedness and the Air Force is relying on providers to make it happen

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Army

Communication tech is changing what’s possible for troop connectivity

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5G is changing the way the military connects its bases and its people

As 5G begins to roll out in civilian and military spaces, the Defense Department is testing 5G networks at a handful of bases to ensure connectivity and…

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Musurlian, Peter

New leadership at a group dedicated to helping the government with 5G technology

The National Spectrum Consortium is devoted to R&D related to the emerging 5G and related Internet of Things technologies. Now it has a new executive director,…

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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - In this June 3, 2011, file photo, the Pentagon is seen from air from Air Force One. It’s the biggest budget the Pentagon has ever seen: $700 billion. That’s far more in defense spending than America’s two nearest competitors, China and Russia, and will mean the military can for the bill for thousands more troops, more training, more ships and a lot else. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

DoD budget largely flat, cuts legacy systems for modernization

The budget gets rid of the overseas contingency operations account and divests $2.8 billion in legacy systems.

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