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.
Wireless World Betokens Further Challenges and Opportunities for Broadband
October 19th, 2009
WASHINGTON, October 19, 2009 – In a year that has been described as transformational and phenomenal for the telecommunications industry, any attempts at regulating the Internet may turn back the good that the industry has enjoyed, and may slow down efforts at innovation, said panelists speaking at a Progress and Freedom Foundation event.
FCC Panelists Valued Wireless Spectrum by Current Use, by Cost and by Demand
FCC Workshops, National Broadband Plan
September 27th, 2009
WASHINGTON, September 17, 2009 – A three-panel workshop on the role of wireless spectrum in the Federal Communications Commission’s national broadband plan considered how one could tell the value of spectrum: by its current use, by its cost, and by demand. These were the central discussions at the agency’s Spectrum workshop on September 17. Among the issues discussed were fourth-generation wireless supply and demand, sources of spectrum, and innovation in spectrum access.
Next Breakfast Club: How Do We Get More Broadband Competition?
March 3rd, 2009
WASHINGTON, March 3, 2009 – The role of broadband competition is central to discussion about a National Broadband Strategy, and to the emerging process for states and companies to tap into the $7.2 billion in federal funds allocated last month for broadband services.