The Myth of Spectrum Scarcity: Opportunistic Access to the Airwaves

Michael Calabrese, Vice President; Director, Wireless Future Program, New America Foundation

Date: Thursday, March 5

Time: 3:00 - 3:20 PM

Location: Salon E

On election day the FCC voted 5-0 to open unused TV channels in every market for unlicensed use: WiFi on steroids. But that's just the beginning of a policy debate about opportunistic access to underutilized bands of prime federal and privately-licensed spectrum. Learn how emerging technologies and FCC policies can combine to facilitate pervasive connectivity. 

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