AT&T, Verizon offer to limit 5G power over aircraft safety concerns

In a rare move to avoid a potential conflict with the Federal Aviation Administration, AT&T and Verizon say they will limit the power output of their 5G cell towers for a period of six months while the agency investigates the effects of C-band spectrum on aircraft safety systems. According to The Wall Street Journal, the carriers made the offer on Wednesday in a letter they sent to the Federal Communications Commission.

“While we remain confident that 5G poses no risk to air safety, we are also sensitive to the Federal Aviation Administration’s desire for additional analysis of this issue,” AT&T and Verizon wrote. Should the FAA accept the proposal,

→ Continue reading at Engadget

Similar Articles


Most Popular

Bloodworks NW faces staffing shortage, says over 10% of blood donation specialist positions are unfilled

Bloodworks Northwest says there aren't enough workers to fulfill all their blood donation appointments. SEATTLE — Nearly a week after declaring it's in...

Pelicans Choose to Remain Upbeat, Not Beaten Down

New Orleans guard Josh Hart is assembling his most complete pro season under a new coach who is relentlessly positive, and for a team...

Steam Deck will support games with Epic's Easy Anti-Cheat software

Things are looking brighter for Valve’s Steam Deck and its potential game library. On Friday, the company announced titles that depend on Epic’s Easy...