Posted by on November 25, 2021 6:01 am
Categories: Breaking News Epoch Times News

AT&T, Verizon Agree to New Precautions to Address 5G Air Safety Concerns

WASHINGTON—AT&T and Verizon Communications on Wednesday agreed to adopt new precautionary measures to address air safety concerns raised from the planned use of C-Band spectrum for 5G wireless. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the aviation industry have raised concerns about potential interference caused by the 5G deployment with sensitive aircraft electronics like radio altimeters. AT&T and Verizon said they had committed for six months to take “additional steps to minimize energy coming from 5G base stations – both nationwide and to an even greater degree around public airports and heliports,” and said that should address altimeter concerns. Earlier this month, AT&T and Verizon agreed to delay the commercial launch of C-band wireless service until Jan. 5 after the FAA issued a Nov. 2 bulletin warning that action may be needed to address the potential interference caused by the 5G deployment. The FAA said Wednesday it would review the telecoms …

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