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Posts Tagged ‘Broadcast Incentive Auctions’

CTIA Print Advertisement on Voluntary Spectrum Auctions

Last week, we ran this print ad in Capitol Hill publications on the voluntary spectrum auctions. Did you see it? Click on the image (below) to enlarge the advertisement.

Incentive Auctions Means More Spectrum for mHealth Technology

The U.S. Treasury would gross more than $35 billion by conducting a voluntary incentive auction, according to a white paper released by CTIA and CEA. Speaking at the Institute for Policy Innovation seminar “Mobile Health: Innovations in Care & the Spectrum Challenge” on Capitol Hill, CTIA Vice President of Public Affairs John Walls says that […]

CTIA Statement After Testifying Before the House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology

After testifying on “Promoting Broadband, Jobs and Economic Growth through Commercial Spectrum Auctions” before the U.S. House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, I issued the following statement: “As I stated in my testimony this afternoon, there are a number of benefits that auctioning more spectrum for the U.S. wireless industry would provide […]

A ‘Win-Win’ with Broadcast Incentive Auctions

Last month, we summarized our comments to the FCC on the importance of utilizing broadcast incentive auctions to ease the impending spectrum crunch and promote continued wireless innovation. As we said then and have highlighted again in our reply comments on the proceeding, the Commission’s proposals in the “TV Spectrum Innovation NPRM” represent a crucial […]

Spectrum Efficiency – The Broadcaster Fallacy

Last week NAB submitted to the FCC a technical study by Uzoma Onyeije questioning the existence of a spectrum crisis.  I was asked by several people in Washington if I planned to respond.  I thought to myself, “why would a lawyer respond to a technical study by a lawyer?”  So I decided that the better […]

Identify and Bring Spectrum to Auction States Verizon Wireless Charla Rath

At International CTIA WIRELESS 2011, we hosted a spectrum panel with policymakers and carrier representatives to discuss efforts by President Obama, FCC and our members to identify and bring additional spectrum to market. While the recording isn’t the greatest quality, listen to Charla Rath, vice president of Wireless Policy Development at Verizon, commend the FCC […]

A Lesson on Spectrum: Study Up!

Today the NAB released yet another “study” in its frenetic, reality-defying campaign to prove that America is not facing a spectrum shortfall. We are tempted to again recite the facts on the exponential growth of wireless demand, the finite nature of spectrum supply and the inherent inefficiency of current broadcast spectrum use. Rather than restating […]

FCC is Taking the Right Steps on Broadcast Incentive Auctions

It’s undeniable that the impending spectrum crunch threatens the “virtuous cycle” of innovation that drives our industry and provides Americans with the hottest wireless devices and services. Without more spectrum, the innovation, consumer satisfaction and America’s status as the world’s wireless leader is at risk. These are the reasons we are so focused on getting […]

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