Spectrum Act a Step in the Right Direction, but Congress Can Do More

On November 2, 2015, President Obama signed into law the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (H.R. 1341). Besides avoiding yet another fiscal cliff scare, the law, raises the debt ceiling and funds the federal government through 2017...
by Kristal High


The Great Unlicensed Debate

Whether we’re talking about smart phones, gaming devices, personal computers, baby monitors, garage door openers, cordless phones, bluetooth devices, or wearable tech, unlicensed spectrum makes it possible for us to enjoy...
by Politic365 Staff


5G Future Requires More Spectrum Across the Board

Across the globe, mobile connectivity is fueling the ways we live, work, and play. And as consumer demand increases, so too does our need for more, faster, and highly efficient spectrum.  By the end of the decade, mobile traff...
by Kristal High



MMTC Petitions FCC to Reconsider Competitive Bidding Rules

Spectrum, the radio waves we rely on to fuel interactions over our smartphones, tablets, wifi-enabled devices, and other wireless products, is a scare, valuable, and incredibly expensive asset.  Over the past decade as the dem...
by Kristal High


A Device By Any Other Name….

To say that we are a digitally connected society, in many ways, is an understatement. Ninety percent of American adults own a cell phone, while 58% own a smartphone, 42% own tablets, and 32% own e-readers. But while mobile con...
by Kristal High


Congress Enjoying Bi-Partisan Support to Increase Spectrum Pipeline

“Nearly two-thirds of Americans are now smartphone owners, and for many these devices are a key entry point to the online world,” says the Pew Research Center. Likewise, of the 64% of American adults who own smartph...
by Kristal High



Lifeline Supporters Push for Equity in Expanding Subsidy to Broadband

More than 400 comments have poured into the Federal Communications Commission over the past two months, and September 30, 2015 marked the close of the Commission’s effort to get public input on whether Lifeline should be...
by Politic365 Staff


White House Council Releases Report to Increase Broadband Adoption

President Obama, like many Americans and national leaders across the country, recognizes the importance of broadband as the most critical infrastructure of the 21st century. “Access to high-speed broadband is no longer a lux...
by Kristal High