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AT&T and Verizon push forward on 5G expansion despite FAA concerns over flight safety

January 3, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

AT&T and Verizon are going forward with plans to activate additional 5G cellular spectrum. The expansion follows a month-long delay at the request of the Federal Aviation Administration to study how 5G C-Band affects airplane safety equipment.

Reuters reports that Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and FAA chief Steve Dickson sought out an additional two-week pause before carriers activated 5G C-Band spectrum. However, executives from both national carriers rejected the request to push back the January 5 activation date.

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