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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 […]
The great Clash song, released in 1979, was ahead of its time in more ways than one: a recent survey found that one in seven voice calls from London commuters failed. Even when calls did go through, users were likely to experience a bad connection and poor sound. The news gets worse: one in three […]
Today, CTIA submitted a letter to the FCC highlighting the investment, innovation and dynamism that pervades the U.S. market. This update demonstrates that the U.S. wireless industry continues to lead the world in 4G LTE investment and network deployment, while providing consumers with unparalleled choice and value. The facts submitted reinforce again that the U.S. […]
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 […]
I released the following statement today: “CTIA is encouraged by the FCC’s adoption of three additional incentive auction-related items at today’s open meeting. Countless studies and bipartisan policymakers recognize the need for additional spectrum to meet growing consumer demand and the integration of mobile broadband into important sectors of our economy, including education, health and […]
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 […]
With mobile data usage doubling in 2013 and showing no sign of slowing down, CTIA President and CEO Meredith Attwell Baker says consumers’ demands are fueling the need for spectrum in her SMW keynote remarks.
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.