FCC Seeks to Grant Broader Experimental Licenses; Targets Medical Applications and New Radio Technologies


Proposed Rulemaking Asks for Comments

Seeking to foster research and innovation in wireless technologies, the Federal Communications Commission has proposed new rules designed to broaden spectrum research and the development of spectrum-efficient wireless technologies. In doing so, it specifically targeted medical services for advances, seeking to “allow medical institutions to innovate and develop new devices that can save lives, have a significant impact on reducing medical costs for consumers, and provide new treatment options for wounded servicemen and women.”

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