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FCC Grants Makah Tribe Temporary Spectrum Access to 2.5 GHz Band to Meet Increased Wireless Broadband Needs During COVID-19 Pandemic

Source
Federal Communications Commission
Date
May 29, 2020
Summary
The Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) Wireless Telecommunications Bureau granted an emergency Special Temporary Authority request to allow the Makah Tribe to access unassigned spectrum in the 2.5 GHz band. This ensures the tribe has access to broadband service over its reservation to aid in emergency COVID-19 response efforts.
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Access · American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Broadband · Healthcare facilities · Infectious diseases · Policy · Washington