Posts Tagged ‘spectrum policy’

Spectrum: Where It Came From, Where It Goes

*+-In the the beginning, wireless spectrum in the U.S. was free. In  1983, the Federal Communications Commission created the first analog cellular networks by assigning two chunks of airwaves in the 800 MHz band. One … Continue reading

Steve Wildstrom / January 23rd, 2013
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LightSquared, Spectrum, and the Dilemma of Competition

*+-LightSquared, the company that wanted to turn satellite communications spectrum into a wholesale land-based wireless broadband network has hit the end of the regulatory road. The National Telecommunications & Information Agency is convinced that Lightsquared’s … Continue reading

Steve Wildstrom / February 15th, 2012