The Importance of CBRS Priority Access Licenses

Find out how the FCC divides parts of the CBRS spectrum, and how private companies can secure portions of the spectrum by obtaining a PAL license.
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Find out how the FCC divides parts of the CBRS spectrum, and how private companies can secure portions of the spectrum by obtaining a PAL license.

Check out Episode 7 of Office Hours to get answers to questions like…

  • What is auction 105, and why is it important?
  • How does PAL licensing work, and why is it needed?
  • How long can companies own parts of the CBRS spectrum?
  • Is the CBRS spectrum ever going to expand?

Key Takeaways

  • PAL licenses allow access to one of the three tiers in the CBRS spectrum.
  • Access to parts of this spectrum are available on a county by county basis, and can be secured through PAL licensing.
  • In order to secure parts of the spectrum, auctions are held and access is awarded to the highest bidder.
  • PAL licensing can help secure portions of the CBRS spectrum for private companies for up to 10 years at a time.

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