It’s Officially Time to Start Talking About 6G

Yes, it sounds crazy — and yes, we’re still at the very early stages of 5G — but it is officially time to start talking about 6G.

The FCC voted on March 15, 2018 to approve experiments in spectrum above 95GHz. “Prior to this decision, the commission had no rules for authorizing communications above 95GHz, other than by amateur operators or through experiments of limited duration and scope,” the agency noted.

“You are opening new spectrum which allows us to move all the way up to the Terahertz range,” Rappaport said at the FCC’s open meeting.

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