Comment to DOJ on Advertising Competition
Tom Struble

June 14, 2019

The Honorable Makan Delrahim

Assistant Attorney General

United States Department of Justice

950 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20530


Re: Public…

Coalition Sends a Letter to the FCC Calling for Expanding the Flexible Use of Spectrum
Charles Duan

From ACI:

To a coalition of groups, consisting of the American Consumer Institute, American Enterprise Institute, Tech Freedom, Lincoln Network, Competitive Enterprise Institute and R-Street…

, Techdirt
Qualcomm Used Patent Monopolies To Shake Down The Entire Mobile Phone Industry For Decades
Media Coverage

From Techdirt:

“Qualcomm has monopoly power over certain cell phone chips, and they use that monopoly power to charge people too much money,” says Charles Duan, a patent expert at the free-market…

Comments to the Federal Trade Commission on Broadband
Tom Struble & Jeffrey Westling & Joe Kane


In the Matter of: Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century Hearings Hearing #10: Competition and Consumer Protection Issues in Broadband…

Comments on H.R. 2500 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (NDAA)
Kathryn Waldron & Kristen Nyman

Submitted Statement for the Record of

Kathryn Waldron

Research Associate, National Security and Cybersecurity

R Street Institute

Kristen Nyman

Government Affairs Specialist


Comments on Partitioning, Disaggregation, and Leasing of Spectrum
Joe Kane


Free-market spectrum policy and the C Band
Media Coverage

From The Technology Liberation Front:

As Joe Kane explained in a white paper, the FCC and telecom companies are exploring various ways of accomplishing that.

Prof. Dan Lyons and Roslyn…

, S&P Global
Analysis: Sprint/T-Mobile commitments may not go far enough for DOJ
Media Coverage

From S&P Global:

“I think the Boost divestiture, given that it would be sold probably to an existing MVNO, or potentially a new entrant with deep pockets, would be a way to increase…

, Inside Sources
Will Tariffs Hurt the Tech Industry?
Media Coverage

From Inside Sources:

The R Street Institute’s Technology and Innovation Policy Team Manager Tom Struble also said the tariffs will likely hurt small businesses more than big ones,…

, Inside Sources
Here’s How The Trade War With China Could Affect the 5G Race
Media Coverage

From Inside Sources:

But the tariff likely won’t slow 5G deployment that much, according to the R Street Institute’s Technology and Innovation Policy Team Manager Tom Struble.

“In terms…