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NTIA Letter to FCC on Commercial Operations in the 3550-3650 MHz Band

Docket Number: 
GN Docket No. 12-354
April 14, 2015

NTIA responds to the 3.5 GHz Band Notice for the purposes of: (1) proposing specific changes to the regulatory framework of the spectrum sharing model to effectively protect federal operations and maximize available spectrum available for commercial broadband; (2) outlining a phased implementation and approval process for commercial access to the 3.5 GHz Band; (3) designating smaller zones for the protection of federal systems based on new technical analysis; (4) addressing protection of commercial operations in the 3.5 GHz Band from federal radar systems; and (5) correcting the rules regarding an active protected federal radar site in the 3650-3700 MHz band.