Educators Fight Telecoms' Push For FCC Spectrum Revamp

Law360 (October 11, 2018, 3:45 PM EDT) -- Educators are pushing back against a move by telecoms to persuade the Federal Communications Commission to free up spectrum set aside for instructional content, saying the 2.5 GHz band is widely used and does not cry out for wholesale changes.

The regulatory model used for education programs on the airwaves has proven a wide success following the key transition to wireless broadband technology in 2004, licensees of the Educational Broadband Service told the FCC in an ex parte filing posted Tuesday.

Telecom giants including AT&T and T-Mobile have recently recommended the agency explore revamping the educational spectrum because they say it's...

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