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FAA, FCC Are Making ‘Progress’ on 5G Signal Woes

  • ‘Productive discussions’ are aiding solutions, FAA chief says
  • Aviation industry worries about 5G-signals interference
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Flight restrictions may be needed as air carriers adjust to 5G signals that could interfere with navigation electronics, the head of the Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday.

At the same time, U.S. aviation regulators are having “very productive discussions” with the Federal Communications Commission and the telecommunications industry over concerns about the 5G technology, said FAA Administrator Steve Dickson.