Archive for the ‘FCC’ Category
In 2010, the FCC voted that wireless networks were different, and required mobile-specific rules. Here’s why the Commission made the right decision then, and why the FCC needs to ensure #WirelessIsDifferent now.
After the FCC’s October Open Meeting addressing wireless infrastructure deployment and new spectrum bands, I said: “I am pleased that the FCC took meaningful actions today to advance additional spectrum and quicker siting of wireless infrastructure, which are essential to keeping up with consumers’ skyrocketing demand for mobile wireless services. “I applaud the Commission for [...]
Following the FCC’s adoption of the Inter-service Interference Order and Further Notice, I said: “We appreciate yesterday’s adoption of another important item that will provide more clarity to potential incentive auction participants. A successful 600 MHz Incentive Auction is critical to meeting consumer demands for mobile broadband and the Inter-service Interference Order and Further Notice will [...]
After Greenhill & Co. released its report on the 600 MHz Incentive Auction, I issued the following statement: “CTIA is encouraged by the release of the Greenhill Report, which is another important step toward meeting consumer demands for mobile broadband access via the Incentive Auction proceeding. As we transition from a policy issue to a [...]
As CTIA stated in its comments and reply comments in the FCC’s Open Internet proceeding, carriers are focused on how wireless networks are managed in order to deliver a robust service to consumers. A key element of that equation is the amount of spectrum in an area available to the carrier. Those capacity constraints are also why [...]
At CTIA Super Mobility Week, Gary Epstein, Chair of the Incentive Auction Task Force, discusses the need for the FCC and Congress to find more creative ways to find more spectrum for the wireless industry. Visit the SMW highlights website for more videos, pictures and show coverage.
Meredith Attwell Baker, CTIA President and CEO, moderates a panel featuring four FCC commissioners on the importance of spectrum availability, the open Internet, wireless regulation and the growth in mobile broadband adoption.
I’m pleased to announce that earlier today, we submitted a new technical report in the FCC’s Open Internet docket examining the unique technical challenges faced by mobile broadband providers and their impact on Open Internet policy. While lawyers and policy analysts will always be a part of this debate, this paper provides a crucial technical [...]