Posts Tagged ‘Broadband’
In our initial comments for the FCC’s 16th Annual Mobile Competition Report, we shared data from our semi-annual survey that proves the U.S. wireless industry is competitive which means great benefits for consumers. In our reply comments, we provided third party research that shows the U.S. leads the world in wireless even though we have [...]
Steve Largent, President and CEO of CTIA-The Wireless Association®, references a report from Recon Analytics that found that the economic impact from the National Broadband Plan’s 500 MHz of additional spectrum would create an additional $166 billion to GDP, generate $37 billion in government revenue and add 350,000 jobs. Visit the International CTIA WIRELESS® 2012 [...]
Joe Kennedy, CEO and President of Pandora, describes “tectonic shifts” that create massive opportunities for visionaries. This includes the Internet distribution model of one-to-one instead of the broadcast distribution model of one-to-many. Visit the International CTIA WIRELESS® 2012 show highlights page for more pics, videos and conference coverage.
In response to the NAB’s spectrum letter today, I said: “The flat-earthers at NAB are at it again, denying the existence of a spectrum crunch that experts across the developed world recognize as the most serious challenge facing the mobile industry. While the NAB is committed to its ‘deny and delay’ strategy, the mobile industry [...]
According to a recent study, there are now more wireless devices than homes with electricity or running water. Julius Genachowski, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, says that wireless devices are the computing platform that has reached the most number of people in the shortest amount of time.
Today, the wireless industry took a critical next step toward preparing the 1755-1780 MHz band for commercial operations and delivering a key building block in the nation’s efforts to retain its global mobile broadband leadership. T-Mobile, on behalf of CTIA and the wireless industry, took a leadership role in this effort by filing a request [...]
This morning, Dow Jones ran a story looking at how Ofcom’s upcoming 4G spectrum auction is going to provide the U.K. with improved “broadband speeds, boost the economy and create thousands of jobs.” In support of why the 4G spectrum auction was needed, they highlighted: Launch of 4G networks may up to GBP75 billion, or [...]
After the FCC’s April Open Meeting, I released the following statement on the Innovation in the Television Bands Report and Order: “Today’s adoption of the Innovation in the Television Bands Report and Order by the FCC marks another important step to freeing up valuable spectrum so the U.S. wireless industry may meet Americans’ demand for [...]