Google is attempting to check a secret 6GHz community in 17 totally different states

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Google is attempting to secretly check a 6GHz community in 17 totally different states, in accordance with a batch of FCC filings noticed by Enterprise Insider. However precisely what Google is attempting to check is unclear.

Right here’s a number of issues we do know. Google needs to experiment with 6GHz spectrum to “produce technical info related to the utility of those frequencies for offering dependable broadband connections.” The corporate additionally says it expects the experiments to happen over 24 months, and has requested permission to do the exams in 26 cities and cities throughout 17 states — together with Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, and Virginia.

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