It can’t just come out and say, “Because LTE-U is better than our service, we are opposing it.”
‘The timing of the campaign donations is very suspicious’
Spectrum management is the least efficient part of the federal government.
Change is hard, especially for the federal government.
The FCC is picking market winners and losers again.
This new Memorandum is a part of a broader Administration wireless industrial policy to pick winners and losers.
Never mind the FCC’s own analysis shows the U.S. market is the most competitive it has ever been.
This resource mismanagement problem has been festering behind-the-scenes for decades.
It is scandalous that America’s most valuable 21st century natural resource, spectrum, is still bureaucratically-hoarded
WaPo said Sunday that a plan by the FCC was in place to create a free WiFi ‘super network’
Government inaction is hampering the growth of the wireless market
There is no accountable federal manager of radio spectrum.
Other leading economies clearly have grasped and responded to the urgent need to auction more government spectrum, because they appreciate data demand is relentlessly ~doubling annually.
Is there anything special about spectrum as a natural resource that requires the Government to dominate its use and uses? No.
The FCC is clinging to obsolete technology and competitive assumptions
Deregulatory, free market-oriented communications policies can spur job creation and investment, help grow the economy, and increase productivity.
Verizon Wireless denied in a statement that its plan to sell unused spectrum had anything to do with the FCC review.
However, moving the federal agencies from the spectrum could cost billions of dollars and take a decade,
President Barack Obama and his Democrat Congressional cohorts have spent the last three-plus years throwing legislative and regulatory anvils into, and in front of, the free market private sector.
To know whether the FCC has managed to get idle spectrum in use, all we have to do is look at the “D Block.”