Sunday, October 17, 2010

WCAI Announces 3.65 GHz Channel Plan for U.S. Market

The Wireless Communications Association International (WCAI) has adopted and released the 3.65 GHz Channel Plan to minimize harmful interference among operators in the band.

"This channel plan was finalized after multiple iterations and was the result of collaboration among some of the leading vendors, engineers and operators both in the U.S. and abroad," said Jason Lazar of KeyOn Communications, who chairs the WCAI 3.65 GHz Working Group. "We offer special appreciation to those who participated in the process. More importantly, we feel that this channel plan is an example of the type of work that can be accomplished through collective efforts and within the WCAI to facilitate future commercial successes in the band."

"We initially focused on developing the channel plan, because we saw it as a critical component of the best practices that are essential to the full utilization of the 3.65 GHz band in the U.S. and around the globe," said WCAI President Fred Campbell, who played an instrumental role in developing the rules for the 3.65 GHz band in his previous position as an FCC Wireless Bureau Chief. "As we continue to work on best practices, we will consider whether regulatory changes are also required to unlock the band's potential for the benefit of the industry and consumers alike."


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