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Underdogs Prevail at FCC Incentive Auction

T-Mobile made headlines last Friday for winning 45% of all low-band spectrum sold during the Federal Communications Commissions' Broadcast Incentive Auction. While the company made...

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...

Morial to FCC: Deliver Promise of Digital Equity, Opportunity to MWBEs

Noting that the Attributable Material Relationship rule has been a hindrance to participation by bona fide Designated Entities in spectrum incentive auctions, Marc Morial, President and...

Secondary Market Provides Prime Opportunity to Diversify Wireless Holdings

Study after study has declared the importance of wireless technologies to people of color, especially with significant numbers of African Americans and Hispanics relying on their cell...

Minorities Drive Wireless Demand; Will Federal Government Supply Spectrum?

My son is a millennial, born twelve years ago this month.  When he was born, multiple television screens in one house was the norm,...

Attributable Material Relationship Rule Undermines Access to Capital for Designated Entities

Profit attribution is but one hurdle MWBEs (minority and women-owned businesses) face in trying to become spectrum licensees, according to a recent filing by...

Incentive Auctions: We Don’t Need a Repeat of September 11th

I lived in Maryland during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.  To fill the need to give something back to the community during...

Spectrum Efficiency Favors Private Enterprise

Concern about spectrum efficiency dates back more than twenty years when, in 1991, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) issued a report recommending...

I Thought the FCC Liked it by the Numbers

I admit, while I respected their passion for consumers and telecommunications, I didn't agree much with former Federal Communications Commissioners Michael J. Copps and...

Hispanic Markets Hungry: Will FCC Say, “Let Them Eat Cake”?

The FCC can make additional spectrum available, but will they?