Thursday, June 7, 2012

U.S. and Mexico Sign 800 MHz and 1.9 GHz Spectrum Protocols

The United States signed two Protocols with Mexico for sharing spectrum in the 800 MHz and 1.9 GHz bands along the
U.S.-Mexican border.

The FCC said this marks the beginning of the final phase for rebanding in the 800 MHz band across the country. These actions will help support commercial broadband services and public safety mission-critical voice communications along the U.S.-Mexico border and throughout the United States.

"These agreements with Mexico will unleash investment and benefit consumers near the borders by enabling the rollout of advanced wireless broadband service and advanced systems for critical public safety and emergency response communications,�? Chairman Julius Genachowski stated. “I appreciate the commitment and dedication of agency staff and those at the State Department who made these important agreements possible.�?

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