Polk Broadband Plan - Page 51

POLK COUNTY BROADBAND PLAN Spectrum Availability for Mobile Broadband In the bands below 3.7 GHz, a total of 547 megahertz of bandwidth, at various levels, are currently licensed as flexible use spectrum that can be used for mobile broadband.23 The 2010 National Broadband Plan calls for making an additional 500 megahertz available for broadband use by 2020, of which 300 megahertz of bandwidth between the levels of 225 MHz and 3.7 GHz should be made newly available for mobile use by 2015.24 Frequency allocations for mobile broadband are scattered throughout the radio spectrum and are shared with other uses. As an example, t