Delayed deployment of 5G in the US
communications companies AT&T y Verizon Communications US Department of Transportation and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) application accepted to Postponing the deployment of new 5G signals until January 19 next.
This decision comes after various air transport authorities expressed their concerns about Interference that 5G signals can cause with aircraft radio altimetersWhich would force the boycott of thousands of flights per day. These companies had planned to start operations today, January 5th.
The President of the United States, Joe Biden, She stressed that the agreement guarantees airlines that there will be no interruptions during the next two weeksAccording to Reuters, the US government has given guarantees for the deployment of this technology to begin before the end of the month.
Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg reported this to company employees I haven’t seen any security issues with flying and using 5G. However, he believes this was the best decision for the travel public, so the FAA will be given “a little time to resolve their issues with the aviation community.”
In a letter reported by Reuters, the US authorities stated that unless unexpected problems arise for aviation security, state agencies “It will not seek or demand further delay in propagating the C . bandwidthin whole or in part, including delays in returning to routine operations.”
In addition, on Sunday, January 2, the two companies agreed to create exclusion zones around some airports for a period of six months. This will be Friday when the organizers release a list No more than 50 priority airports where 5G use will be avoided.
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