NTIA and the FCC Seeking Input On “Model City” to Explore Advanced Spectrum Sharing Technology

NTIA and the FCC Seeking Input On “Model City” to Explore Advanced Spectrum Sharing Technology

Building on recommendations in the National Broadband Plan to make more spectrum available for mobile broadband and the July 2012 report from the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (“PCAST Report”), the NTIA and the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Office of Engineering and Technology issued a Joint Public Notice on July 11, 2012 seeking comment on the possibility of establishing a “Model City” for demonstrating and evaluating advanced spectrum sharing technologies.