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Comments of the R Street Institute: In the Matter of Unlicensed Use of the 6 GHz Band
Joe Kane

February 8, 2019

I. Introduction & Summary

In this proceeding, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) seeks comment on unlicensed use of the 6 GHz…

PUBLIC INTEREST SUBMISSION OF THE R STREET INSTITUTE, ENGINE ADVOCACY, AND THE INNOVATION DEFENSE FOUNDATION In re: Certain Mobile Electronic Devices and Radio Frequency and Processing Components Thereof
Charles Duan & Tom Struble

BEFORE THE UNITED STATES INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION
Investigation No. 337-TA-1065 83 Fed. Reg. 64875

February 6, 2019

The following comments are respectfully submitted in response to the notice…

Comments of R Street Institute: Request for Comments on Developing a Sustainable Spectrum Strategy for America’s Future
Joe Kane & Tom Struble & Jeffrey Westling

I. Introduction & Summary

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) seeks comment on the development of a national spectrum strategy, pursuant to a recent…

FCC’s broadband coverage data mapping practices
Media Coverage

From Washington Internet Daily:

Broadband-related language in the Ray Baum’s Act could provide a fresh opening for lawmakers to raise concerns about the FCC’s broadband coverage data mapping…

Testimony Before the Transportation & the Environment Public Roundtable
Jesse Kelley

Chairwoman Cheh and Members of the Council,

My name is Jesse Kelley and I am the state affairs manager at the R Street Institute, a nonprofit, nonpartisan, public policy research organization…

Comments of R Street Institute in the matter of expanding flexible use of the 3.7 to 4.2 GHz band
Joe Kane

I.     Introduction & Summary
In this proceeding, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) seeks to expand flexible use of the 3.7–4.2 GHz band, which has been…

Larger PALs are a win-win for CBRS
Joe Kane

There’s been some buzz about the FCC’s latest draft order on spectrum policy, which updates rules for the new Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) in the 3.5 GHz band. Some critics have called…

, Washington Post
Rural America’s needs are greater than high-quality TV
Eli Lehrer

In the Sept. 24 Style article “ Prime time for bad reviews,” Hank Stuever was wrong to imply that “broadband access remains woefully scarce or substandard” for streaming of entertainment…

, The Hill
We must lower regulatory barriers and allow higher-quality broadband to reach more Americans
Joe Kane & Jeffrey Westling

It’s easy to forget about the network of antennas and wires that allows your smartphone to connect to Twitter or your television to tune into Monday Night Football. However, government regulations…

Comments of R Street Institute Concerning Deployment of Advanced Telecommunications Capability to All Americans in a Reasonable and Timely Fashion
Joe Kane & Tom Struble & Jeffrey Westling

I. Introduction & Summary[1]
 

Section 706 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 requires the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) to annually seek public…