Open RAN Security Report
At the May 2023 Leaders' Summit, the Quad welcomed a new in-depth report outlining cybersecurity considerations associated with using Open Radio Access Networks (Open RAN) as an approach to developing network architecture. The report demonstrates that Open RAN offers important cybersecurity advantages, that risks sometimes attributed to Open RAN are common to traditional RAN deployments as well, and that these risks can be mitigated and managed through the recommendations presented in the report.
Annual Report on the Status of Spectrum Repurposing and Other Initiatives
This report provides a snapshot of the considerable efforts of NTIA, the Federal Communications Commission and other federal agency partners to repurpose radio frequency spectrum – either on an exclusive or shared use basis – to support commercial wireless services and applications such as 5G wireless connectivity. It highlights spectrum-related activities through the end of 2021.
2022 Office of Internet Connectivity and Growth Annual Report
2022 Federal Broadband Funding Report: Investing in Internet for All
Introduction of Accountable Measures Regarding Access to Personal Information of .us Registrants
SUMMARY: The United States Department of Commerce’s (Department) National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) administers the contract for the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for the United States, ‘‘.us’’ (usTLD). NTIA seeks input from interested parties on the introduction of accountability measures regarding access to the personal information of usTLD registrants.
An Analysis of Aggregate CBRS SAS Data from April 2021 to January 2023
The Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) band at 3550–3700 MHz was authorized for shared commercial use in the United States (established June 23, 2015) through the efforts of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Department of Defense (DoD), and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA). One unique aspect of CBRS was the introduction of Dynamic Protection Areas (DPAs) in which commercial entrants could dynamically share the spectrum with protected incumbents.
Information Session for the Public Wireless Supply Chain Innovation Fund’s first Notice of Funding Opportunity
National Spectrum Strategy Request for Comment Responses
Waiver of 5.9 GHz Band Rules to Permit Initial Deployment of Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything Technology
On November 20, 2020, the Commission released the 5.9 GHz First Report and Order, Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, and Order of Proposed Modification, which adopted new rules for the 5.9 GHz band.1 The Report and Order (5.9 GHz First R&O) made spectrum available for unlicensed uses by designating the lower 45 megahertz of the band (5.850-5.895 GHz) for unlicensed operations while continuing to dedicate the upper 30 megahertz (5.895-5.925 GHz) for intelligent transportation systems (ITS).2 The 5.9 GHz First R&O said the Commission would permit existing and future Part 90 ITS li