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FCC Chairman Invokes Nuclear Option, Bypasses Commissioners on Key Decisions

December 19, 2014

Yesterday, the FCC’s Wireless Telecommunications Bureau issued a new Wireless Competition Report and a Declaratory Ruling that effectively amends the FCC’s 2011 Data Roaming Order....


The FCC Takes on the Spectrum Crunch: Tom Struble in Comm Daily

August 26, 2014

The demand for wireless broadband is outpacing the government’s ability to reallocate or repurpose spectrum for private sector use. This has led to a “spectrum...


Rubio Bill Would Help Spur Broadband Investment

July 21, 2014

Cisco estimates that–as global Internet usage triples over the next three years–mobile broadband use will increase 11-fold over the same period. Currently, the government hoards...


Bipartisan Bill Would Free Up Wasted Government Spectrum

June 25, 2014

As demand for wireless data continues to grow exponentially, the federal government must free up underutilized spectrum for public and commercial use. A wireless network’s...


New FCC Chairman Should Focus on Bipartisan Goals of National Broadband Plan

October 30, 2013

Last night, the Senate confirmed Tom Wheeler as FCC Chairman and Mike O’Rielly as FCC Commissioner, thus bringing the FCC to full strength. The following...


Geoffrey Manne in RedState: How Free is the Wireless Spectrum Market?

October 18, 2013

With spectrum auctions set to begin early next year, TF’s Geoffrey Manne has a guest article in RedState examining the debate over how and whether...