Evidence suggests Amazon could be pretending to be a massage parlour to avoid attracting attention to a new network it is testing in Silicon Valley, applying for radio permits under a variety of names. The FCC has taken a chunk of spectrum (at 3.5Ghz) from the military and opened it up for commercial public use. It is hoped …
There's a pecking order on spectrum allocations.
1. The military.
2. Civil government.
3. Industry with deep pockets who want exclusive spectrum to provide a commercial service.
4. Certain things established by international agreement back when spectrum was plentiful enough to give away for free: ISM and ham.
5. Scientific use.
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