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Airport 5G restrictions should be made permanent, says aviation body
Ben Lovejoy - Oct. 12th 2022 4:21 am PT @benlovejoy
Last year saw temporary airport 5G restrictions imposed after safety concerns were voiced over potential interference with radio altimeters on airliners. A body representing the aviation industry has now called for these restrictions to be made permanent.
It’s the latest development in what began as an embarrassing clash between two different government agencies …
Widespread adoption of cable and fiber-based TV services saw the effective demise of satellite TV. That meant that the frequencies previously used for those broadcasts could be freed-up for alternative use.
The usage of radio frequencies is controlled by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), which decided that the frequencies were suitable for 5G use, and auctioned off the rights to use them. Verizon and AT&T jointly spent $68M on acquiring the rights to what was then labeled 5G C-band.
Another government agency, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), appeared to discover this fact after the event. It said that there was a risk of 5G C-band spectrum interfering with radio altimeters.
Radio altimeters on board airliners and some other aircraft bounce a radio signal off the ground and time the return signal to determine the altitude of the plane. This is much more accurate than pressure-based altimeters, and is used during the final approach and landing. It plays an especially important role in conditions of poor visibility.
The FAA had been voicing concerns about the potential risks of C-band interference since 2015, but it seems that the agency didn’t directly communicate these to the FCC until very late in the day.
The result was a very public and embarrassing argument between the two. It did seem clear that only older radio altimeters were at risk, and there was limited evidence even for these. After a series of proposed delays and compromises, an eventual deal was done, imposing temporary 5G C-band restrictions around 50 major airports. This gave the aviation industry until July 2023 to check their older aircraft, updating radio altimeters as required.
Airport 5G restrictions could be made permanent
However, a body representing the aviation industry has now called for the restrictions to be made permanent.
A letter has been sent to the FCC by a legal firm representing Aviation Spectrum Resources, Inc. (ASRI) – which was itself representing the views of a wide range of aviation bodies and businesses that met with the FCC earlier this month. Namely:
The letter notes that the temporary restrictions do not appear to have had any downside, and asks for some of them to be made permanent.
Verizon told CNET that it was continuing its discussions with the FCC, “and progress is being made.” The carrier didn’t directly comment on the ASRI letter.
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Florida Amateur Radio Operators Activate for Hurricane Ian
STARC has amateur radio equipment in five of the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) locations, as well as a Homeland Security office. "It's a great working arrangement with all of the equipment provided for us," said DeAngelo. "Our volunteers staffed those locations and the remainder worked from their homes."
Over the course of the 4-day activation, 16 STARC volunteers worked 24 hours a day passing information for aid and assistance through the sheriff's office using WebEOC, a web-based emergency management information system.
DeAngelo emphasized that STARC is not a club, but a service organization. STARC volunteers are required to undergo an extensive background investigation, including fingerprinting by the HCSO. STARC volunteers are civilians and employees of various Hillsborough County government agencies, Verizon, Tampa Electric, St. Joseph's Hospital, Tampa Police Department, and other public and private agencies. In the event of a disaster, radio operators provide communications between participating agencies if normal means of communications are lost.
DeAngelo is a retired police officer, and has been a licensed amateur radio operator for 30 years. He will continue to monitor weather information in case another activation is needed.
Ian, Julia, and Karl - The Latest Storm Updates
Cleanup and damage assessment from Hurricane Ian continues. Power outages peaked at 2.7 million customers, but new reports indicate power has been restored for 99% of the outages leaving less than 5,000 residents and businesses still off line. All power is expected to be restored by Friday, October 14, 2022.
Hardee County Emergency Management in West Central Florida lost power and all communications, but Hardee County Public Information Officer Alicia Woodard said it was amateur radio that stepped in to help.
"Our amateur radio operators here began relaying information to our county agencies," said Woodard.
"A special thanks to Mike Douglas, W4MDD, ARRL West Central Florida Section Manager and ARRL Assistant Section Manager/ Technical Coordinator Darrell Davis, KT4WX, for their assistance during the storm."
Hardee County received 27 inches of water. Normal flooding for the area is 16 inches and most power is now back on.
Hurricane Julia made landfall this past weekend over Nicaragua with winds of 85 miles per hour. Now downgraded, the storm has moved out to the Pacific Ocean but is till able to bring heavy rains to parts of Central America.
In Nicaragua there were reports of power outages and 10,000 residents were moved to shelters. Officials there, report 25 casualties with over 50 people missing.
Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) Manager Bobby Graves, KB5HAV, reported late Wednesday morning that Karl is still a tropical storm. Although it is currently moving to the north-northwest, it is expected to make a sharp left-hand turn and head south-southwest on Thursday.
The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is currently forecasting Karl to make landfall near Veracruz, Mexico late Friday or possibly early Saturday morning as a tropical storm, possibly even a tropical depression.
"The Hurricane Watch Net is closely monitoring the track and intensity of Karl," said Graves. "Should environmental conditions change allowing it to become a hurricane and threaten landfall as such, HWN will of course activate."
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FCC poised to ban all U.S. sales of new Huawei and ZTE equipment
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The Federal Communications Commission plans to ban all sales of new Huawei and ZTE telecommunications devices in the U.S. — as well as some sales of video surveillance equipment from three other Chinese firms — out of national security concerns, sources with direct knowledge of the private deliberations told Axios.
Why it matters: The move, which marks the first time the FCC has banned electronics equipment on national security grounds, closes a vise on the two Chinese companies that began tightening during the Trump administration.
Behind the scenes: On Oct. 5, FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel circulated a draft order among her fellow commissioners. The order — which still needs to be voted on — would effectively ban new equipment sales in the U.S. from firms that pose a threat to national security, two sources with direct knowledge told Axios.
Yes, but: The ban is not retroactive, so the companies can continue to sell products that the FCC previously approved, one source told Axios.
What they're saying: "Hikvision presents no security threat to the United States," a Hikvision spokesperson told Axios in a statement. "There is no technical or legal justification for why Hikvision should be impacted by the forthcoming Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules."
Flashback: The FCC was required to vote on the order within a year of the passage of the Secure Equipment Act, which President Biden signed into law on Nov. 11, 2021.
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Starks: Spectrum Management is Critical
By Leslie Stimson, Inside Towers Washington Bureau Chief
FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks says spectrum management is critical as the impact of wireless has grown. “The carriers will remind you that 5G is on its way to contributing more than a trillion dollars to the U.S. economy,” he told attendees of a spectrum conference on Tuesday. “The unlicensed community will tell you the same about technologies like WiFi.” That’s before the spillover effects are counted, he adds, like the value created when wireless helps a business grow.
And that may be underselling the impact, Starks notes. “In the years to come, advancements in wireless could open massive new markets in areas like smart transportation and unmanned aviation, to name just a few. When paired with our capacity to crunch massive streams of data, the right spectrum could fuel new applications in AI, improving healthcare delivery, lowering costs, and enhancing how we connect, play, and work.”
The wireless ecosystem is large, and spectrum rules heavily influence where its resources go, according to Starks. That means getting spectrum policy right can determine the path of U.S. leadership in any number of markets that depend on, or contribute to, wireless connectivity, he says.
Starks explains: “We’re home to leading wireless chipmakers and developers of mobile operating systems. Our companies are at the forefront of innovation in mobile applications, and our standards bodies have been instrumental in guiding wireless technology deployment around the world. We also continue to lead in the commercial space industry—and the emerging convergence of space-based and terrestrial mobile. By my count, no fewer than four U.S. companies have plans to launch some version of satellite-to-handset capability.”
Starks says spectrum management may be a technical arena, but it’s more than a set of engineering problems that need to be solved. It’s also a vision for America’s digital future. “Across government, we need to bear that in mind as we collaborate to unlock our full wireless potential—whether it’s in bands like lower 3 GHz or others that could be suitable for commercial use but have important federal incumbents. We also need to bear that in mind in commercial bands, here at the FCC, as we weigh costs and benefits and balance risk and reward in our spectrum proceedings.”
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FCC Extends Deadlines in Areas Affected by Hurricane Ian, Adds South Carolina
On September 30, the FCC issued a Public Notice further extending certain Wireless Radio Service deadlines. The extension now applies to deadlines occurring between September 24, 2022 and October 29, 2022 for licensees and applicants affected by Hurricane Ian. The FCC also expanded the definition of “affected areas” to include the state of South Carolina. The deadlines in question were further extended to October 29, 2022.
See the full article below for more information.
BloostonLaw Contacts: John Prendergast and Cary Mitchell.
FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for October Open Meeting
On October 6, the FCC issued a Public Notice announcing the tentative agenda for its upcoming Open Meeting, currently scheduled for October 27. At the meeting, the FCC will tentatively consider:
Each summary above contains a link to the draft text of each item expected to be considered at this Open Meeting. However, it is possible that changes will be made before the Meeting. One-page cover sheets prepared by the FCC are included in the public drafts to help provide an additional summary.
BloostonLaw Contacts: Ben Dickens, Gerry Duffy, and John Prendergast.
FCC Initiates Dropping Companies from Robocall Mitigation Database due to STIR/SHAKEN Violations
On October 3, the FCC issued the first Orders beginning the process of removing seven voice service providers from the agency’s Robocall Mitigation Database. As we have reported in previous editions of the BloostonLaw Telecom Update, removal from the database means that other networks will no longer take their traffic.
Specifically, the Orders demanded that Akabis, Cloud4, Global UC, Horizon Technology Group, Morse Communications, Sharon Telephone Company, and SW Arkansas Telecommunications and Technology show cause within 14 days as to why the FCC should not remove them from the database. As indicated, removal from the database would require all intermediate providers and terminating voice service providers to cease carrying the companies’ traffic. If that were to occur, all calls from these providers’ customers would be blocked and no traffic originated by the provider would reach the called party.
Each of these providers failed to adhere to the FCC’s Secure Telephony Identity Revisited/Signature-based Handling of Asserted Information using toKENs (STIR/SHAKEN) caller ID authentication framework requirements. Specifically, servie providers were required to implement STIR/SHAKEN. In December 2021, the FCC extended the implementation deadline for certain voice service providers on the basis of undue hardship or material reliance on a non-IP network. Service providers that received an extension were required to implement a robocall mitigation program to prevent unlawful robocalls from originating on their networks. Furthermore, all voice service providers—not only those granted an extension—were required to file certifications with the FCC, stating whether their traffic is authenticated with STIR/SHAKEN or subject to a robocall mitigation program. Voice service providers whose traffic is subject to a robocall mitigation program must detail in their certifications the specific reasonable steps that they have taken to avoid originating illegal robocall traffic. Each of the providers that received show-cause orders failed one or more of these requirements.
BloostonLaw Contacts: Ben Dickens and Sal Taillefer.
FCC Transitions to New Version of COALS Cable/MVPD Filing System
On October 4, the FCC issued a Public Notice announcing that the Cable Operations and Licensing System (COALS) is being modernized. According to the FCC, cable operators and multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs) that use COALS will experience improved security, reliability, and performance as a result of the new COALS platform. The new version of COALS also brings filings for the Cable Antenna Relay Service (CARS) fully online, and hosts the cable Equal Employment Opportunity annual filings.
As of Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at 5 p.m. EST the current version of COALS will no longer accept filings. On Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at 8 a.m. EST the updated version of COALS will be activated. Accordingly, COALS will be unavailable for the period between October 11, and October 18, 2022. The updated version of COALS will be available at https://fccprod.servicenowservices.com/coals.
According to the FCC, information and data contained in the existing version of the COALS system will be migrated to and available in the updated version of COALS, with limited exceptions. Filings submitted prior to the October 11, 2022 shut down which did not require filing fees or for which required filing fees have been submitted will be processed and migrated to the updated COALS. Similarly, CARS filings placed on public notice prior to October 11, 2022 will be processed and migrated. However, drafts of filings stored in the current version of COALS and filings with unpaid fees will not be processed or migrated and the associated fee requests will be cancelled. Filings to transfer community units (CUIDs) that have not been accepted by the recipient will also be cancelled. Cancelled filings may be refiled in the new system.
The updated version of COALS will require the use of a username and password from the FCC Registration System (CORES). For security purposes, the use of legacy “COALS ID” logins will be retired with this transition. All communities, licenses, systems, and filings in COALS will be linked to an FCC Registration Number (FRN) based on the most recent one used in the legacy system. Users with access to these existing FRNs and passwords will be able to delegate authority for that FRN to one or more new or existing CORES usernames. The FRN associated with a particular community or filing will be visible in the new, public search and users may manage FRN associations in the new system.
The FCC will hold a webinar on Wednesday, October 26 from 1:00-2:00 pm EST to introduce the login, features, and capabilities of the updated COALS. The webinar will be streamed live at both www.fcc.gov/live and on the FCC’s YouTube page at www.youtube.com/FCC.
BloostonLaw Contacts: Gerry Duffy and Sal Taillefer.
FCC Proposes Modifications for Broadcast Foreign Sponsorship ID Requirements
On October 6, the FCC released a Second Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to modify the process for identifying foreign governmental entities in the wake of the D.C. Circuit’s recent ruling in National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) v. FCC that the FCC lacked jurisdiction to require licensees to check federal databases to verify whether a lessee is a “foreign governmental entity.” The NPRM proposes, among other things, a certification process with standardized language for broadcasters and lessees to use in order to demonstrate that the appropriate inquiries have been made in determining whether a foreign governmental entity has sponsored the programming. Comment and reply comments have not yet been established.
Specifically, the NPRM:
In addition, this NPRM provides stakeholders an additional opportunity to comment on a pending petition regarding how to distinguish between advertising and programming arrangements for the lease of airtime. The item also asks whether the FCC should establish a presumption that any broadcast matter that is two minutes or less in length, absent any other indicia, should be considered “advertising” that is exempt from the application of the foreign sponsorship identification rules.
BloostonLaw Contacts: Gerry Duffy and Sal Taillefer.
Law and Regulation
Senators Ask FCC to Increase Broadband Speed and Access
On October 4, U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and John Thune (R-SD) led a bipartisan group asking the FCC to increase broadband speed requirements in its existing programs. The letter comes as the FCC is considering proposals to update the Alternative Connect American Cost Model (ACAM) and Connect America Fund Broadband Loop Support (CAF-BLS) programs, about which we have reported previously.
The Senators wrote, “Without agency action, the FCC risks leaving Americans in rural areas behind. We respectfully urge the FCC to take action to enhance these programs as soon as possible. Doing so will position the FCC to better respond to the needs of our constituents living and working in rural high-cost areas. We appreciate your work to bring fast, reliable, and affordable broadband to every American.”
The letter was also signed by Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO), Mike Rounds (R-SD), Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Deb Fischer (R-NE), John Hickenlooper (D-CO), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Ben Ray Lujan (D-NM), Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Jerry Moran (R-KS), Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), and Gary Peters (D-MI).
Full text of the letter can be found here.
BloostonLaw Contacts: Ben Dickens and Sal Taillefer.
FCC Extends Hurricane Ian Waivers; Includes South Carolina
On September 30, the FCC issued a Public Notice extending the waivers granted to providers affected by Hurricane Ian to October 30, 2022, and to include providers in the state of South Carolina. The substance of the waivers themselves otherwise remains the same.
Specifically, the following deadlines are extended to October 30, 2022:
The FCC also waived Section 1.931(a) of the rules through October 29, 2022, to allow the filing of STA requests for Wireless Radio Services in manners other than electronically on FCC Form 601, e.g., by requesting STAs by telephone call to FCC staff.
BloostonLaw Contacts: John Prendergast and Cary Mitchell.
Huawei Suspected of Attempting to Bypass US Sanctions on Semiconductor Purchases
On October 5, Bloomberg reported that Huawei is providing support to Pengxinwei IC Manufacturing Co. (PXW), a startup company in Shenzhen, China that appears to be preparing to enter the chipmaking market (based on orders for chipmaking equipment). PXW is reportedly run by a former Huawei executive and is constructing facilities close to Huawei headquarters. Bloomberg further reports that Huawei is expected to buy most, if not all, of PXW’s output.
As we reported in previous editions of the BloostonLaw Telecom Update, Huawei is designated by the FCC as a national security threat, along with ZTE. As a part of this designation, Huawei is prohibited from buying American semiconductors and other key technologies. As such, Bloomberg and others suspect PXW is a play by Huawei to get around this restriction. If true, use of such PXW equipment may end up under a similar restriction, with availability of FCC “Rip and Replace” funding not clear at this time. Therefore, this situation should be carefully researched if considering PXW equipment purchases.
NTIA Discusses Internet Use Survey Data
On October 6, NTIA posted a blog article analyzing its Internet Use Survey data. According to NTIA, its analysis shows affordability as a driving factor around why some households continue to remain offline, confirming that cost of service is an essential part of increasing Internet adoption.
This year’s survey included a new question on affordability: “At what monthly price, if any, would your household buy home Internet service?” Answers to the new question showed that the mean price offline households wanted to pay was approximately $10 per month, though it’s worth noting that three in four households gave $0 or “none” as their answer.
According to NTIA, households citing expense as their main reason for non-use were more willing to pay some amount for home Internet service, with a mean reported price of $16 and 54 percent responding that they would only subscribe to home Internet service if it were $0.
In contrast, households citing a lack of need or interest in home Internet service were only willing to pay $6 per month on average, with 83 percent of the group giving an answer of $0. Overall, while reduced monthly service costs could attract some number of offline households (including nearly half of those in the “too expensive” group), many more indicated that they could not or would not pay any amount. NTIA posits that these results further suggest that many within the “too expensive” category would likely purchase home Internet service if they could only afford it, though for many of these households, the only affordable price is $0.
Households citing a lack of need or interest, NTIA reports, were much less willing to pay for a home Internet subscription, which NTIA believes to suggest that there are other factors influencing non-use, such as a lack of digital skills or issues with accessibility.
The full blog post can be found here.
OCTOBER 15: 911 RELIABILITY CERTIFICATION. Covered 911 Service Providers, which are defined as entities that “[p]rovide 911, E911, or NG911 capabilities such as call routing, automatic location information (ALI), automatic number identification (ANI), or the functional equivalent of those capabilities, directly to a public safety answering point (PSAP), statewide default answering point, or appropriate local emergency authority,” or that “[o]perate one or more central offices that directly serve a PSAP,” are required certify that they have taken reasonable measures to provide reliable 911 service with respect to three substantive requirements: (i) 911 circuit diversity; (ii) central office backup power; and (iii) diverse network monitoring by October 15. Certifications must be made through the FCC’s portal.
BloostonLaw Contacts: Sal Taillefer.
NOVEMBER 1: FCC FORM 499-Q, TELECOMMUNICATIONS REPORTING WORKSHEET. All telecommunications common carriers that expect to contribute more than $10,000 to federal Universal Service Fund (USF) support mechanisms must file this quarterly form. The FCC has modified this form in light of its decision to establish interim measures for USF contribution assessments. The form contains revenue information from the prior quarter plus projections for the next quarter. Form 499-Q relates only to USF contributions. It does not relate to the cost recovery mechanisms for the Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) Fund, the North American Numbering Plan Administration (NANPA), and the shared costs of local number portability (LNP), which are covered in the annual Form 499-A that is due April 1.
BloostonLaw Contacts: Ben Dickens and John Prendergast.
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