Powering the Mobile Revolution: Principles of Spectrum Allocation

Tuesday, July 31, 2012 -
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Rayburn House Office Building
45 Independence Avenue Southwest B-318
Washington, DC 20024
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Advances in mobile technology have spurred new business models, created 1.5 million jobs and improved education, health care, and public safety in the United States. For the United States to stay in the lead on LTE adoption, we need advances in semiconductor technology, software, and spectrum reallocation. Unfortunately when it comes to spectrum reallocation, recent and pending public policy decisions on re-purposing spectrum for more innovative uses lack consistency. In some cases, policy decisions have supported innovation and efficient use but in many other cases have moved the ball backward.

Join ITIF and a distinguished group of public officials deeply involved in designing spectrum policy for a discussion of ITIF's new report on the principles that should guide spectrum allocation.

Christopher Guttman-McCabe
Vice President, Regulatory Affairs
Morgan Reed
Executive Director
Association for Competitive Technology
John Leibovitz
Deputy Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau
Preston F. Marshall
Deputy Director of the Information Sciences Institute
USC Viterbi School of Engineering
Thomas Power
Senior Vice President
CTIA: The Wireless Association
David Redl
U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce