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This Week: 12GHz Spectrum Update with Jeff Blum, Chip Pickering and Michael O'Rielly
Episode 17628th January 2024 • The Week with Roger • Roger Entner
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Don Kellogg and Roger Entner are joined Jeff Blum, EVP of External & Government Affairs at Dish, Chip Pickering, CEO of Incompas, and former FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly to discuss changes in the 12 GHz band and the expanding role of fixed wireless in the marketplace.

00:48 Roger explains the FCC's decisions on the 12 GHz band

01:05 Jeff Blum's view on the FCC decisions

02:06 Chip Pickering's view on the FCC decisions

02:48 Michael O'Rielly's view on the FCC decisions

03:26 The future role and importance of fixed wireless

06:08 The FCC's timetable for future changes

07:12 Dish's plans for the fixed wireless marketplace

08:28 Using spectrum bands wisely

09:08 ACP renewal and providing broadband to all Americans

10:16 The need to expand the spectrum

11:06 The FCC's future plans

Tags: telecom, telecommunications, wireless, prepaid, postpaid, cellular phone, Don

Kellogg, Roger Entner, Jeff Blum, Chip Pickering, Michael O'Rielly, Dish, Incompas, FCC, AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Boost Mobile, 12 GHz, 500 MHz, fixed wireless, broadband, fiber, ACP, Affordable Connectivity Program, spectrum, satellite, marketplace, digital divide