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2.5GHz, An Opportunity to Exercise Your Tribal Sovereignty

2.5GHz, An Opportunity to Exercise Your Tribal Sovereignty

JUNE 15, 2020 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

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WEBINAR DETAILS

Presenters

Matthew R. Rantanen, Director of Technology, Southern California Tribal Chairmen’s Association | Director, Tribal Digital Village (TDVNet) Network Initiative

Irene Flannery, Director, AMERIND Critical Infrastructure

Description

The FCC is responsible for managing and licensing the electromagnetic spectrum for commercial and non-commercial users. When this project was first known as the Education Broadcast Service (EBS) spectrum, the 2.5GHz plan was underutilized, resulting in a recall and subsequent auctioning to the highest bidder. Sustained efforts from members of Indian Country and its Inter-Tribal organizations, peers, friends and advocacy groups resulted in the creation of the “Tribal Priority.” For the first time in history, Tribal Nations have an exclusive opportunity to secure unassigned eligible mid-band 2.5 GHz spectrum over rural tribal lands to provide advanced broadband wireless services, including 5G.

This webinar will explore the 2.5GHz specturm and its potential impact on tribal nations across the U.S.

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Free Registration $0.00 (USD)  

  • June 15, 2020
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm