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Press Release

Public Knowledge Opposes FCC Action to Dismantle Educational Broadband Service

July 10, 2019 EBS , educational broadband service , FCC , Spectrum Auction

Today, the Federal Communications Commission voted to approve a Report and Order to eliminate one of the last non-commercial, educational wireless set-asides, the Educational Broadband Service (EBS). The Order eliminates the educational set-aside and creates procedures designed to encourage existing educational licensees to sell their licenses to commercial providers. The Commission will also auction unassigned educational spectrum to commercial carriers in the future.

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