What is EBS – the beginning

What is EBS – the beginning

What is EBS – the beginning 1 May 2021 Educational Broadband Service (EBS) started almost 60 years ago.  In 1963 the FCC created 20 microwave TV channels known as the Instructional Television Fixed Service, using the 2.5 GHz band of the wireless radio spectrum....
Quickfire Q&A

Quickfire Q&A

Quickfire Q&A 1 MAY 2021 Selling EBS: Commonly Asked Questions 1: What is the impact of the Federal rule change? FCC Rule 19-62 came into effect in April 2020, and eliminated restrictions on selling EBS licenses by educational institutions to commercial entities....
Who’s Selling EBS Licenses?

Who’s Selling EBS Licenses?

Who’s Selling EBS Licenses? 1 MAY 2021 Since the FCC rule change (FCC 19-62) was implemented on April 20th, 2020, there has been a high level of EBS license transactions. In the past 12 months, 72 EBS license assignments have been – in FCC jargon –...
Open Market for EBS Licenses

Open Market for EBS Licenses

Open Market for EBS Licenses 1 May 2021 Until 2020 there was no open marketplace for EBS licenses. The FCC previously gave EBS licenses to educational institutions, at no cost. They allowed the institutions to lease their spectrum to wireless operators. But schools...