Wireless

In testimony before the House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, Doug Brake spoke in favor of the T-Mobile and Sprint merger on the grounds that it would bring about a better future for American businesses and consumers compared to one where each company attempted to continue alone.
Wireless
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March 5, 2010
ITIF, Silicon Flatirons and Public Knowledge host a conference on FCC reform.
March 2, 2010
ITIF event discussing a new report that explains how mobile networks are changing.
March 2, 2010
ITIF recommends a light touch of regulation and a heavy dose of spectrum to facilitate the growth of the Mobile Internet.
November 17, 2009
ITIF releases a report that identifies the leading nations in mobile payments, explains why the United States lags so far behind, and offers policy recommendations.
November 17, 2009
In this report, ITIF identifies the leading nations in mobile payments, explains why the United States lags so far behind, and offers recommendations.
October 19, 2009
Should wireless handset manufacturers like Apple and Palm be forbidden to share innovation risks with network operators? Congress and the FCC have been besieged by advocates seeking a ban on the marketing arrangements that make risk-sharing possible, but the technology mandate necessary to accomplish the goal would impair innovation.
September 30, 2009
ITIF Research Fellow Richard Bennett filed comments with the FCC regarding regulatory approaches to licensed and unlicensed wireless spectrum. The filing offers preliminary guidance on encouraging innovation and investment in wireless networks by moving the FCC’s regulatory approach fully into the digital realm.
June 9, 2009
In a testimony before the Judiciary Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law, Rob Atkinson discusses why discriminatory taxes on wireless services have a negative impact on economic growth and innovation.
October 2, 2007
A discussion of the white space issue, with a particular focus on how emerging technologies can open up spectrum white spaces to unlicensed devices and thereby spur a new round of digital innovation.

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