CBRS Status Summary

as of 21 October 2020

  • Full Commercial Service
  • Priority Access License Operations
    • An FCC auction of PAL licenses was completed on August 25th, 2020
    • Licenses are expected to be issued by the FCC no earlier than October 2020
    • FCC-approved SAS Administrators Amdocs, CommScope, Federated Wireless, Google and Sony have notified the WInnForum that they are working to implement PAL support based on the current FCC rules and established WInnForum standards. SAS support for PAL, including protection of PAL Protection Areas, is expected no earlier than Feb 1, 2021, based on an estimate provided by the SAS Administrators. The estimate assumes PAL licenses are issued by the FCC by the end of October.
  • Environmental Sensing Capability (ESC)
    • Sensors have achieved certification by the FCC
    • ESC coverage plans have been approved
    • Sensor deployments are ongoing
  • Certified Professional Installer (CPI)