House authorizers want Pentagon to develop 5G strategy

June 3, 2019 at 12:12 PM
House defense authorizers want the Pentagon to develop a holistic policy for adopting fifth-generation wireless technologies. The House Armed Services intelligence, emerging threats and capabilities subcommittee's proposal for the fiscal year 2020 defense authorization bill requires the Pentagon to develop a 5G policy "to enhance military capabilities, maintain a technological advantage on the battlefield, and accelerate the deployment of new commercial products and services enabled by 5G networks throughout the Department of Defense." The legislation requires the DOD strategy to...

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