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Spectrum Auctions

Wheeler's FCC: The Next Move on Spectrum

Christina Gagnier | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

While major carriers have made their arguments and everyone from economists to industry analysts have weighed in on how the auctions should be conducted and who should be able to participate, the next move on spectrum lies with Wheeler's FCC.

For New FCC Chair, Getting Spectrum Auction Rules Right Is Critical Early Test

Jason A. Llorenz | Posted 07.30.2013 | Technology
Jason A. Llorenz

Putting spectrum to its most productive use is the best way to serve consumers, especially Hispanics and others for whom wireless is a critical gateway to jobs, education, and other life-enriching experiences.

FCC Needs to Step on the Gas and Move Fast on the Incentive Auctions

Chris Castle | Posted 05.01.2013 | Technology
Chris Castle

The real threat to demand from the mobile economy is the entirely predictable and avoidable bottleneck in supply created by the Federal Communications Commission's agonizingly slow process of making more wireless spectrum available to satisfy demand from mobile users.

Getting the Spectrum Auctions Done Fast - and Right

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 04.02.2013 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

With more mobile subscriptions than people in the U.S, there's exploding demand for fast, reliable connections to our wireless networks. Rapidly growi...

FCC Spectrum Auctions Take Aim at 'Airwave Overload'

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 12.04.2012 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

Just like the networks they support, there is a 'need for speed' in Washington. Timely action. Transparent work. And, straightforward, market-driven rules that ensure spectrum follows consumers, not regulators, will help unleash the next wave of U.S. innovation.

On Behalf of the 1%, the Best Bargain Since Manhattan

J.H. Snider | Posted 04.24.2012 | Business
J.H. Snider

Unmentioned is that the payroll-tax cut bill, by bipartisan agreement, sets in motion a much larger transfer of public assets to the top 1%.

John Celock

Governors Focus Past Super Committee Failure

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

The group representing the nation's governors is recalibrating its priorities after the super committee failed to reach a deficit reduction deal. ...

John Celock

Governors Give Recommendations To Super Committee

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Tuesday, the National Governors Association asked the congressional super committee on deficit reduction to keep state finances in mi...