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Third generation talk remains strong at WCAI–Don’t displace 2500 MHz operators for third generation, says FCC commissioner

News | 07/09/2001 4:00 am EDT

A commissioner with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has given the first positive sign that the U.S. regulator may not displace broadband wireless access companies operating in the 2500 MHz band to make room for future third-generation (3G) services. Recently appointed Kathleen Abernathy told delegates at the Wireless Communications Association International’s (WCA) annual convention in Boston last month that she opposes the idea.

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