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July 12, 2018
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NAB Statement on FCC Approval of C-band NPRM

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the FCC's approval of a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to expand C-band spectrum for wireless usage, the following statement can be attributed to NAB Executive Vice President of Communications Dennis Wharton:

“Nearly every American depends on C-band satellite spectrum to receive radio and television programming. The FCC should tread lightly when looking at repurposing even more spectrum for the commercial wireless industry. Slogans and promises are what led the FCC to repurpose spectrum for Dish, and that spectrum still sits fallow. NAB looks forward to working with the Commission to take a close look at widespread existing uses of C-band spectrum, and determining the best path forward.”

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