Adopting a Mid-Band Spectrum Screen for 5G Leadership

by Joan Marsh

Executive Vice President of Federal Regulatory Relations

There is broad consensus that American leadership in the 5G economy depends in part on smart spectrum policy, with a sharp focus on building a strong and competitive ecosystem in mid-band allocations, where wide bands can be coupled with capabilities such as edge computing and network slicing to enable 5G to act as a catalyst…

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AT&T Statement on Unleashing Critical Spectrum in 3.45 GHz Band

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Federal Regulatory Relations: “We applaud the FCC for moving swiftly to develop rules that will enable commercial use of this valuable mid-band spectrum, while protecting incumbent federal users.  In order for the U.S. to maintain its global lead in 5G, we need…

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FCC Adopts Order to Foster Deployment of 5G Wireless Infrastructure

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, Executive Vice President of Federal Regulatory Relations: “We welcome today’s action by the FCC to further facilitate the deployment of wireless infrastructure necessary to roll out 5G technologies and services, and we thank Commissioner Carr, in particular, for his leadership in advocating for smart policies that streamline…

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FCC Unleashes More Funds for 5G; Commits to Utilizing Better Broadband Maps to Distribute Support

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, Executive Vice President of Federal Regulatory Relations: “Today, the FCC adopted a 5G Mobility Fund order that advances the Commission’s goals of closing the digital divide and making advanced wireless services available to more Americans.  We commend Chairman Pai for making more funds available for 5G investment….

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Gambling with our 5G Future

by Joan Marsh

Executive Vice President of Federal Regulatory Relations

Today, AT&T is responding to a Request for Information from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) that seeks comment on spectrum sharing technologies and leasing arrangements; asks whether the DoD should own and operate its own 5G network; and addresses myriad technical, statutory, legal, regulatory and policy issues associated with new approaches to spectrum sharing.  What’s really…

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AT&T Statement on Bicameral Bill to Open Mid-Band Spectrum for Commercial Use

The following may be attributed to Tim McKone, Executive Vice President of Federal Relations, AT&T. “We commend Ranking Member Walden, Ranking Member Latta, Ranking Member Guthrie, Chairman Wicker and Chairman Thune for introducing legislation designating valuable mid-band spectrum to be auctioned for 5G deployment. This legislation follows a letter signed last week by 19 senators…

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FCC Takes Steps to Unleash More Mid-Band Spectrum for 5G

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs: “We applaud the FCC for acting quickly to move this critical mid-band 3.45 GHz spectrum into the marketplace. Following the Administration’s commitment last month to allow for commercial use in the band, the Commission’s actions today set…

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AT&T Statement on
FCC’s 5G Open RAN Forum

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs: “This forum will provide an opportunity to discuss the critical need for government policies that foster a diverse and secure 5G marketplace through the deployment of open standards-based solutions. We appreciate Chairman Pai’s leadership and we look…

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AT&T Statement on FCC Action to Streamline 5G Builds while Protecting Historic Properties

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs: “FCC Commissioner Carr has been a driving force behind establishing policies that enable timely and efficient deployment of critical wireless infrastructure for 5G. His leadership in this area has been invaluable and we welcome today’s announcement, which…

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