AT&T, Verizon Propose 5G Limits to Break Air-Safety Standoff

AT&T, Verizon Propose 5G Limits to Break Air-Safety Standoff

AT&T Inc. and Verizon VZ communications Inc. they said they would limit some of their fifth-generation wireless services for six months while corporate regulators reviewed the effect of aircraft sensory signals, an effort to defuse the conflict that has plagued both industries.

Mobile carriers explained the details of the proposed restrictions Wednesday in a letter to the Federal Communications Commission. The companies have said they will lower electricity levels in cell towers across the country and set stricter power limits near airplanes and helicopters.

Officials from the wireless industry held regular discussions with FCC and FAA experts to discuss alleged disruptions and possible remedies, according to people familiar with the matter.

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