Intelsat, Intel Propose C-Band 5G Solution

Would depend on wireless companies paying for freed-up spectrum in bands used for program disruption
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MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF.—A new proposal from Intelsat and Intel that would allow for joint use of parts of the C-band spectrum (3700-4200) for 5G wireless, which would call for satellite operators to give up spectrum in metro markets for a price set by the marketplace. Intelsat and Intel believe that the proposal will be a voluntary, efficient and expeditious route to more spectrum for mobile broadband, while protecting their broadcast/cable clients from interference.

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