GOVERNMENT The Wireless Telecommunications Industry and the government have been using each other ever since the beginning of the industry, but they haven’t always gotten along. The Federal Communications Commission is a federal program that was created to watch over the telecommunications industry along with other industries. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) sells the rights to air space by having companies pay for a certain frequency which they can then use to broadcast on. The FCC also regulates and sets guidelines for the wireless telecommunications industry. “The six wireless divisions identified by the FCC--which are by no means equal in size and scope--are commercial mobile radio services, public mobile services, personal communications services, domestic public fixed radio services, private land mobile radio services, private operational fixed microwave services, and personal radio services. Of these, only the first three are normally considered part of the commercial wireless industry.” (Wireless
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