Spectrum Policy

Publications

, GAO
Technology Assessment: 5G Wireless Capabilities and Challenges for an Evolving Network
Jeffrey Westling

From GAO:

We also interviewed representatives from the four largest U.S. wireless carriers (Verizon Communications Inc., Sprint Corporation, TMobile US, Inc., and AT&T Inc.); an industry trade…

, WifiForward
In an era of division, the 5.9 GHz band shines as a beacon of bipartisanship
Jeffrey Westling

From WifiForward:

Jeffrey Westling of the R Street Institute, tweeted out “The 5.9 GHz item is a perfect example of the Commission at its best; bipartisan support and direct benefits for…

, WifiForward
R Street/Crown Castle Event: The Importance of Unlicensed to the Future of Connectivity
Jeffrey Westling

From WifiForward:

His remarks were part of a virtual event, “Looking Back to Look Forward: The Race to 5G,” hosted by  the R Street Institute and Crown Castle. ”The Chairman was joined by…

, S&P Global
Senate to consider new Republican FCC nominee amid uncertain future at agency
Jeffrey Westling

From S&P Global:

Nov. 10 The R Street Institute will host a virtual event titled “Looking Back to Look Forward: The Race to 5G.”

, American Action Forum
Keeping a Clear Path to 5G
Paul Rosenzweig

From American Action Forum:

Additionally, this approach does not guarantee a more secure network than what the private sector could provide. Even if some of the spectrum is to be shared with the…

Defense Spectrum Sharing Request for Information
Jeffrey Westling

I. Introduction
The R Street Institute has long advocated for policies that promote efficient radio operations in the United States, including spectrum sharing and innovative allocation and…

The United States must allow private industry to lead 5G deployment
Jeffrey Westling

Last month, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted on a Report and Order, which would begin the process of making 100 MHz in the 3.1-3.55 GHz band available for 5G service, continuing…

FCC Taking Important Steps to Make Additional Mid-Band Spectrum Available for 5G
Corinne Day

The R Street Institute commends the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on its ongoing work to make more mid-band spectrum available for flexible use. The efforts in 3.5 GHz and the C-band are…

All Systems Go: FCC drone proceeding highlights value of markets in spectrum management
Jeffrey Westling

As more industries go wireless, the need for additional radio licenses has never been more apparent. Everything from weather surveys to personal communications now rely on radio operations to convey…

, Forbes
COVID Will Not Delay The FCC‘s 5G Spectrum Auction
Tom Struble

From Forbes:

Unsurprisingly wide range of policy actors advocating for consumers, taxpayers, and national security support the C-band proceeding.