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Nobel award for auction theory brings cheers but also criticism
Oct 16, 2020 by Dugie Standeford

The award of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences to Stanford University professors Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson is well deserved, spectrum experts told PolicyTracker. One economist, however, accused the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences of rewarding "economic games".

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Online mobile roaming exchange could also work for 5G spectrum sharing
Oct 15, 2020 by Manuel R. Marti

A recently launched online trading platform for mobile roaming contracts that works like a commodity market may in the longer term incentivise spectrum trading and sharing, including providing a new way for 5G verticals to access spectrum.

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Spectrum policy could help “green” the telecoms sector, panel says
Oct 14, 2020 by Dugie Standeford

At PolicyTracker's recent webinar, speakers asked whether spectrum policy could help push telecoms companies toward a more environmentally-friendly future.

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Were uneven Israeli 5G auction prices due to CCA format?
Oct 12, 2020 by Dugie Standeford

It's not clear why the prices in Israel's 700 MHz, 2.6 GHz and 3.5 GHz auction were noticeably asymmetric, but it could be due to the differing values of spectrum lots or the use of the combinatorial clock auction (CCA) format.

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