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Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration Highlighted in Report to the FCC by the Wireless Innovation Forum

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September 20, 2018 03:19 PM Eastern Daylight Time
WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Wireless Innovation Forum (WInnForum) Spectrum Sharing Committee highlighted the group’s unique industry collaboration approach used to achieve the initial ten Baseline Standards for CBRS band in a report submitted to the FCC recently pursuant to the Public Notice for Comments on the Spectrum Pipeline Act of 2015 (

As summarized in the report, in 2014, the WInnForum created a Spectrum Sharing Committee focused on implementing the U.S. Federal Communications Commission’s regulations for three-tiered spectrum sharing in the 3550-3700 MHz band known as Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS).The Committee currently has broad participation from 63 organizational stakeholders including wireless operators, Spectrum Access System developers, equipment manufacturers, satellite operators, Wireless Internet Service Providers (WISPs), utilities, the U.S. government, and others.

“The members of the WInnForum again commend the FCC on the multi-stakeholder process they adopted for this proceeding,” said Claude Belisle of NordiaSoft and President of the WInnForum. “The WInnForum believes this process has been very successful in supporting the 2015 rule changes, as evidenced through achievements in four key areas: stakeholder participation, standards development, certifications, and support for the evolution of technical regulations.”

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20 Sep, 18

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