|Enters NTIA "We must do everything we can to encourage infrastructure development," said David Redl, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration's assistant secretary for communications and information and administrator, in a Feb. 6 speech.|
The way I look at it -it being the White House 5G grand plan) the NTIA and the FCC thought they have spectrum and could open regulatory environment.
Brig. General Robert Spalding might have got too excited about the idea and thought:
Why not build it ourselves?
Commissioner Carr is saying: this is going to costs $275bn, lowering the regulatory environment will lower that significantly.
Perhaps the White House is thinking that at that price tag, the private sector wasn't going to (or isn't going to) build a 5G national network