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Data Innovation Initiative: Spectrum Auctions - Data, Benefits Abound

August 4, 2010 by Robert Alderfer
Data is important to the success of the FCC in carrying out its responsibilities. One such responsibility is management of wireless spectrum, including the FCC's spectrum auction program. Spectrum auctions are widely recognized as the most efficient, effective, and transparent means to assign
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Back in the Midwest: Chicago

June 14, 2010 by Mignon Clyburn, FCC Commissioner
I flew out to Chicago yesterday to attend the Rainbow PUSH Coalition’s 39th Annual Conference. This morning I opened a panel entitled “Wireless Spectrum Needs: What is the Best Way to Serve All of the American People?” Rev. Jesse Jackson, founder and President of Rainbow PUSH, was kind
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Your input matters - Consolidated Licensing System (CLS) outreach continues

May 21, 2010 by Dorothy Stifflemire
Following our first CLS Public Workshop on May 6th we are actively continuing our efforts to get customer input. On May 18th we were invited to hold a CLS brainstorming session at the Spectrum Management Association Conference in Arlington, VA.This was a very active session reinforcing many of
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Auction 87 Online Tutorial

March 31, 2010 by Craig Bomberger
The FCC has developed a new interactive, online auction tutorial to replace our long-standing practice of hosting live auction seminars and streaming them over the web (although we could still hold a live seminar in addition to providing the tutorial if desired for certain auctions). We believe
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The World Radiocommunication Conference

February 26, 2010 by Alexander Roytblat
The World Radiocommunication Conference (or WRC) is an international treaty-level forum held by the International Telecommunication Union (or ITU) (a United Nations agency) about every four years. At the WRC countries decide on the sharing of frequency spectrum to allow the deployment or growth
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Wireless Mics

January 21, 2010 by Rachel Kazan
As the last step in the digital television (DTV) transition, the FCC is embarking on an aggressive outreach campaign to ensure that users of wireless microphones are aware of the Commission's rules to cease operations in the 700 MHz Band no later than June 12, 2010. This outreach is necessary
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