SpaceX says 5G expansion would make Starlink 'unusable' for most Americans

SpaceX is claiming that, if federal regulators allow 5G wireless networks to use a certain band of spectrum, it can cause widespread outages for its Starlink internet customers. Spectrum refers to a range of radio frequencies, and federal regulators closely guard what companies are allowed to use which frequencies so that signals don’t interfere with one another. In a statement, SpaceX targeted Dish Network, which, though primarily known as a satellite TV company, also has a cellular network. SpaceX claims that Dish has attempted to “mislead” the Federal Communications Commission, which allocates spectrum use across telecom companies, and put forward a “faulty analysis” in an attempt to prove that

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