FCC Decision Hangs Over Auto Industry Concerned About Wi-Fi Use of Spectrum
Spectrum scarcity is not only a concern in our businesses, but now also in our cars. Harry Lightsey, Executive Director, Global Connected Customer, Public Policy at General Motors tells TIA NOW that emerging Wi-Fi technologies could cause interference in radio spectrum used for mission critical services that reduce vehicle collisions.
Sen. Gary Peters on the $305B Fund for Transportation
Senator Gary Peters (D-MI) talked with TIA NOW’s Abe Nejad about the recently signed highway bill that will infuse $305 billion into the transportation sector over the next five years. Senator Peters also talked about the importance of the 5.9 GHz spectrum band for the Intelligent Transportation Systems sector.
The Connected Car: The Next Steps
TIA’s Connected Vehicle Workshop invited the top technology and policy experts in the connected vehicle space. They discussed the policy, technology and business challenges for the connected car as providers, enterprises and consumers will see more IoT devices and services in their vehicles. Panelists included AT&T, Cisco, the State Dept. and the Association for Global…