2.5 GHz Rural Tribal Window

Upcoming Webinar

First Nations Development Institute - Upcoming webinars

Thursday, July 9th, 11:30-1:00pm, MDT:  Click to Register - 2.5GHz Rural Tribal Window Informational Webinar
This panel-led discussion will give attendees a better understanding of the Rural Tribal Window opportunity and application process, as well as potential uses for the 2.5GHz license. Time will be allotted during this webinar to discuss the application in more depth, and there will also be time for Q&A

Thursday, July 16th, 2:00pm-4:00pm, MDT:  Click to Register -  2.5GHz Rural Tribal Window Application Walk-Through
This webinar is for Tribes that understand the opportunity and are ready to apply. A panel of subject-matter experts will walk Tribes through the application line-by-line. Attendees are encouraged to have the application open and ready to fill out. Time is allotted for live Q&A.

Monday, July 20th, 11:00am-1:00pm, MDTClick to Register -  2.5GHz Rural Tribal Window Application Walk-Through and Troubleshooting
This webinar is a second opportunity for Tribes that are ready to apply to walk through the application line-by-line with subject matter experts. This webinar will also include time for troubleshooting known issues with the application and waiver process, and will include time for Q&A 




FCC - https://www.fcc.gov/25-ghz-rural-tribal-window

Indigenous Connectivity Summit - https://www.internetsociety.org/events/indigenous-connectivity-summit/

MuralNet - https://muralnet.org/

First Nations - https://www.firstnations.org/projects/rural-tribal-window-informational-webinar/

First Nations pdf Presentation - https://www.firstnations.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/FNDIslides_2.5GHz_Webinar_FINAL.pdf

Tribal25 - https://www.tribal25.com/



 July 7, 2020 - 2.5 GHz Rural Tribal Window Webinar  

Modertor:  Byron Bluehorse,  UAF Associate Professor
Panelist:  Mariel Triggs, CEO MuralNet
Panelist:  William Micklin, 3rd Vice President CCTHITA and FCC Native Nations Communications Task Force Member
Panelist:  Geoffrey Blackwell, Chief Strategy Officer and General Counsel AMERIND Risk Management

Some helpful timestamps. 

  • 00:00 - Introduction to webinar and Invited Guest
  • 05:50  - Ms. Triggs Beginning of presentation of webinar
  • 07:17  - Road Map of presentation
  • 15:05  - What is the 2.5 GHz opportunity?
  • 32:00  - Tribal Examples
  • 40:00  - August 3, 2020 Tribal Window
  • 45:40  - Mr. Micklin intro and comments on 2.5 GHz
  • 52:00  - Mr. Blackwell continued comments on Tribal window
  • 58:30  - Local Presence
  • 1:28:24  - Question on Utility Test
  • 1:43:17  -  Closing comments from Panelist


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