T-mobile Other companies and groups involved in the wireless industry are calling for the FCC’s long-term auction authority to be returned to Congress. For example, Wireless Infrastructure Association (WIA) President and CEO Patrick Halley issued the following statement after Biden signed the 5G Sales Act: T-mobile We were able to obtain a 2.5GHz license, but beyond that we also applied to the FCC’s long-term auction authority.
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“While we appreciate that the rightful winners of 2.5GHz licenses will no longer be held hostage, it is essential that Congress restores the FCC’s auction authority through long-term reauthorization. Without this, the U.S. mobile “Progress will continue to be hampered.” We are strengthening our communications and putting our competitiveness on the back burner against China and other global competitors. ”