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The Wireless Telecommunications Bureau (WTB) advises and makes recommendations to the Commission, or acts for the Commission under delegated authority, in matters pertaining to the regulation and licensing of wireless communications services, devices, facilities, and electromagnetic spectrum resources. The Bureau develops and recommends policy goals, objectives, programs, and plans for the Commission on matters concerning wireless communications and electromagnetic spectrum resources, drawing upon relevant economic, technological, legislative, regulatory, and judicial information and developments.

Such matters include the following: addressing present and future wireless communications and spectrum needs in the United States; establishing rules and procedures that will support the deployment of 5G and the next generations of service by a variety of mobile providers; promoting access, efficiency, and innovation in the use of the electromagnetic spectrum through licensing procedures and policies; and promoting investment in wireless communications infrastructure, including broadband.

Wireless Telecommunications

Phone: (202) 418-0600
Fax: (202) 418-0787


Joel Taubenblatt
Bureau Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau
Federal Communications Commission