The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) will investigate the feasibility of reducing aviation’s reliance on bandwidth reserved for air traffic control radar without adversely impacting safety. The UK government is planning to release a proportion of public sector spectrum by 2020 for commercial use, such as for mobile broadband, and has tasked the CAA with assessing the feasibility of releasing 100MHz of the 2.7GHz–2.9GHz band currently being used for civil and military primary ...

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