Jun. 16, 2014  |   The Hill

Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) points out the critical role of unlicensed spectrum in keeping communities connected and advancing innovation and tech entrepreneurship in the 21st century. CEA has also just released a report, Unlicensed Spectrum and the American Economy, examining the economic impact of unlicensed spectrum on the American economy. The report can be found here.

Wireless Innovation Alliance // 2:23 PM EST// Jun. 16
Earlier today, Reps. Darrell Issa (R-CA) and Anna Eshoo (D-CA) sent the attached letter to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler on the importance of establishing the technical rules necessary to allow unlicensed use of the 600 MHz band. The Wireless Innovation Alliance (WIA) released the statement below in response. More
Wireless Innovation Alliance // 5:47 PM EST// Sep. 4
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler acknowledged the critical role unlicensed spectrum plays in growing competition in the broadband marketplace stating that the FCC's "efforts to expand the amount of unlicensed spectrum creates alternative competitive pathways." 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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