Mexican network impacts critical border communications

September 4, 2019

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is concerned that a wireless network operated by the Mexican company Altan will interfere with public safety communications near the southern border.

In an Aug. 12 letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Cruz described the effects of Altan's network testing in the 700 MHz spectrum band in Ciudad Juarez, just across the border from El Paso, Texas.

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