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Citing the “incredible challenge of taking a cutting-edge product from concept to market on deadline,” US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Tom Wheeler has pushed back the broadcast spectrum incentive auction to mid-2015.
Pilar del Castillo has added an amendment to the much-discussed telecoms reform package that sets a minimum of 30 years for mobile broadband spectrum licences.
The Electronic Communications Committee (ECC) is organising a workshop on how spectrum occupancy measurements can be used to improve efficiency in spectrum management.
Neelie Kroes used her keynote speech at the ECTA regulatory conference yesterday to defend the European Commission's "connected continent" telecoms reform proposals.
Competitive wireless providers are pressing the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to use smaller geographic spectrum licence areas in its upcoming 600 MHz incentive auctions. “Right-sizing” licences will make for a better auction, say proponents, but it's unclear whether the regulator or major telecoms firms agree.