Experts Debate Lack of Transparency in Federal Spectrum Policy
Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, FCC, Mobile Broadband, NTIA, Transparency, Wireless
June 7th, 2010
WASHINGTON, June 7, 2010 – Experts gathered last week to discuss problems surrounding transparency in federal spectrum policy and the challenges in addressing the issue. A recurring point of contention was the question of how to raise governmental consciousness of the price of spectrum, so as to prevent overuse by the government at the expense of the private sector.
When It Comes to Spectrum, Can We Make Nice and Share?
Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, FCC, Mobile Broadband, NTIA, Wireless
June 4th, 2010
WASHINGTON, June 4, 2010 – The issue of spreading around communications spectrum so that businesses, consumers and others can perform and innovate effectively was discussed as a conference hosted by Public Knowledge on Thursday.
Before October 27 Auction, a Q&A With Gregory Rose, Author of 'The WiMAX Band'
October 23rd, 2009
WASHINGTON, October 23, 2009 – Next Tuesday, October 27, 2009, the Federal Communications Commission is preparing to hold Auction 86, for the use of radio-frequencies being deployed through WiMAX technologies. The presence of two major carriers in the band – Clearwire and Sprint – makes this auction crucial for the success of WiMAX in the United States. Last week, BroadbandCensus.com began offering for sale a major report on “The ‘WiMAX Band’: Characteristics, Technology, Major Spectrum Holders in the BRS-EBS Service and Prospects for Auction 86.” BRS-EBS stands for Broadband Radio Service-Educational Broadband Service. Click here for further information about the report – including an extensive series of detailed and searchable auction tables in spreadsheets.
Spectrum Experts Release Guide to 'WiMAX Band' Before October 27 Auction
Broadband Updates, Wireless
October 13th, 2009
Strength-to-Strength Develop-Ed, LLC on Tuesday released a comprehensive report on who holds what licenses and lease rights in the “WiMAX Band” – the 2.5 GigaHertz band used by the Broadband Radio Service (BRS) and Educational Broadband Service (EBS). This band is home to WiMAX giants Clearwire and Sprint.