Resources
Learn more about the power of spectrum through these great resources.
Click here for a look at A Day Without Unlicensed Spectrum, an animated video produced by CEA.More
A new report from the New America Foundation examines how unlicensed spectrum is critical to the expansion of Wi-Fi networks.More
The Consumer Electronics Association released the report, which examines the economic impact of unlicensed spectrum based on a device's incremental retail sale value.More
Wharton Professor and technology policy expert Kevin Werbach recently published a new paper titled The Spectrum Opportunity: Sharing as the Solution to the Wireless Crunch.More
Professor Benkler's 2011 paper finds that markets are using unlicensed wireless strategies in mission-critical applications.More
This white paper explores innovations in Carrier Wi-Fi offload and monetization that are advancing opportunities for wireless carriers in making Wi-Fi hotspots a fundamental and viable part of their mobile data strategy.More
Richard Thanki a doctoral candidate at the Institute of Complex Systems Simulation at the University of Southampton, explains the economic opportunity of unlicensed spectrum in a new paper.More
Senator Jerry Moran spoke at a briefing on Capitol Hill about the importance of preserving unlicensed spectrum.More
Representatives Eshoo and Issa, along with 40 other House Members, have sent a bipartisan letter to Senate Conferees in support of preserving public access to unlicensed spectrum.More
Public Knowledge Legal Director, Harold Feld, testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Communications and Technology about the value of the White Spaces and the importance of unlicensed spectrum in fostering innovation.More
Mark Cooper, spoke at the Super WiFi Summit on the importance of unlicensed access to the public airwaves. Mr. Cooper is the Director of Research with the Consumer Federation of America and the Senior Adjunct Fellow, Silicon Flatirons at the University of Colorado, Boulder.More
Unlicensed spectrum is a powerful resource that has many beneficial applications within the wireless ecosystem. Read more about the opportunities made possible through unlicensed spectrum and the economic potential it could unleash.More
A paper by University of Colorado computer scientist, Dirk Grunwald, argues for the importance of unlicensed radio frequency spectrum and suggests new and innovative ways to unleash the power of wireless.More
In "The Case for Unlicensed Spectrum," Stanford economists Paul Milgrom and Jonathan Levin review the history of spectrum and unlicensed spectrum use, and discuss spectrum in terms of property rights versus a regulated commons approach to governing. Milgrom and Levin highlight the economic value of unlicensed spectrum, and explore policy implications for how it might be regulated.More
TelecomTV visits the city of Wilmington, North Carolina to examine the test wireless applications using Super WiFi. Correspondent Guy Daniels speaks to both the city's Mayor and the county's Director of IT.More
On C-SPAN’s “The Communicators” program, FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell discussed the issue of unlicensed use of TV white spaces and expressed his support for protecting unlicensed airwaves.More
A paper by New America Foundation’s Michael Calabrese and economist Dr. Gregory Rose argues for the importance of unleashing the power of American ingenuity through unlicensed spectrum.More
In this brief history of the airwaves, we explore the past with radio and television, to the present with cellular phones and WiFi, and now to the future with white spaces and the possibilities of the broadband spectrum in the America.More
Have you ever considered what goes on inside your TV? By harnessing the unused spectrum between the TV channels, we can expand Broadband access and bring new forms of entertainment and public safety applications to America.More
The Wireless Innovation Alliance (WIA) is a broad-based group of innovators, providers, consumer groups, think tanks and education organizations that believe that more efficient use and expanded access to the nation’s spectrum resources are fundamental to the future of U.S. economic policy and global competitiveness, and that we face potential spectrum scarcities in both licensed and unlicensed bands that must be addressed in order for innovation and investment to move forward.
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" Hear @JRosenworcel, @MartyMobile and panelists talk future of #spectrum sharing at @MarconiSociety symposium on 10/2: http://t.co/GIqD9yAAQc "
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