On Thursday, the FCC’s chairman, Julius Genachowski, announced the Commission’s November agenda, and it includes formalizing rules for the upcoming voluntary (on the give up side) spectrum auction. Deborah McAdams reports more on what this means and on a Spectrum Summit also sponsored on Thursday by the FCC here: Link: TV Technology.
Among the observations of a white paper released at the Summit (
I’m looking for a link to the paper, but here’s a link to the associated press release), mobile broadband will drive a “spectrum deficit” of 300 MHz within the next five years.
Update: Here’s the white paper link, Mobile Broadband: The Benefits of Additional Spectrum. 27 pp PDF. --Dennis