FCC Chairman, Ajit Pai, Defies the Pentagon, DoT, NOAA, and Energy Department
Despite major pushback from the Pentagon, Department of Transportation (DoT), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Energy Department, Ajit Pai continues to charge forward with plans to speed the rollout of 5G.
"NOAA...said the FCC’s push to reallocate some spectrum would set back satellite-assisted weather forecasting decades. The Transportation Department warned about road safety when a patch of airwaves set aside for driverless cars was reassigned. The Energy Department opposed taking spectrum used by the power companies. Perhaps most memorably, the Defense Department raised alarms about the FCC’s April 20 approval of a mobile broadband network, saying the service will interfere with military and civilian GPS."
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