News - January 13, 2021

INCOMPAS: Unanimous FCC Vote for 12 GHz NPRM Opens Competitive Conversation for 5G Future

WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 13, 2021) – The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has reached a unanimous vote in favor of moving forward on the 12 GHz Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM). INCOMPAS has been a leading advocate for an open and neutral NPRM, which will start an important conversation on better utilizing the 12 GHz band for expanding competition and 5G.

In response to the FCC vote, Chip Pickering, CEO of INCOMPAS, released the following statement:

“We are pleased to see the FCC has united in support for the 12 GHz NPRM, launching an important conversation about expanding broadband competition and unleashing a better 5G future in the United States.

“The bipartisan, unanimous FCC vote will benefit our nation, encouraging innovators to bring new ideas forward and give consumers more choice as additional providers seek to compete in the 5G arena. We want to thank Chairman Ajit Pai and the entire FCC for their openness and support for a public conversation on 12 GHz. We look forward to working with the FCC on this important endeavor.”