Wireless is Different

by Joan Marsh

Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs

It’s now day four of the aftermath of the Verizon-Google net neutrality announcement and the number of voices weighing in on the matter continues to grow.  Monday’s news fanned what was already a passionate discussion.  And it also brought into focus a critical aspect of the net neutrality debate – the treatment of wireless networks…

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The Fallacy of the 1 GHz Line

by Joan Marsh

Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs

One of the many things that caught my eye in the FCC’s most recent Wireless Competition Report is a detailed analysis of carrier spectrum holdings.  Not surprising – spectrum has been called the lifeblood of the industry. In the report, the Commission takes an in-depth look at who holds what and where. But they draw…

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Dewey Defeats Truman

by Joan Marsh

Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs

Occasionally, a conclusion is reached that is so unhinged from the facts that it defies explanation.  So it is with the 14th Edition of the Mobile Wireless Competition Report released today by the FCC. Actually, it was not a conclusion in this case that baffles, but the lack of one.  After reviewing an extensive record…

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