As the spectrum policy continues to take shape, a growing number of people are asking why the FCC is refusing to release information about the spectrum it plans to use for wireless.
The FCC is the regulatory authority for the U.S. telecom industry, and has been grappling with the future of wireless spectrum, and how it will change over time.
This article will highlight the major issues with the spectrum plan the FCC approved in February 2018.
We will then analyze how these issues are impacting people’s ability to participate in the system and their ability to access information about what the agency plans to do with that spectrum.
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is expected to issue his own update to the spectrum rule later this month.
This update will be released by the end of June, and it will likely address the spectrum issue.
This story was updated at 6:50 p.m.
ET on June 8 to include comment from the FCC.