How We Share Spectrum

Cocktail Party

Barring the advent of some new technology that allows you and your neighbors to use the same band at the same time with absolutely no interference, this is all there is. We will have have such a technology someday, but we quite have it yet.  

January 11, 2021 0

No Repeal Without a Replacement

Let’s identify a pair of problems for Congress to address with specific guidelines and see where that takes us. I nominate arbitrary moderation and data privacy and security.

December 4, 2020 0

Filling in the Gaps in Section 230

Starting with a relatively easy problem will make Congress better equipped to handle the harder questions down the road.

November 23, 2020 0

Dark Clouds on the Spectrum Horizon

Ditch DoD’s Rivada Plan

November 11, 2020 0

The Pentagon’s Spectrum Dilemma

The Washington Post has uncovered some misappropriation of funds on the part of the Pentagon related to COVID-19: “A $1 billion fund Congress gave the Pentagon in March to build…

September 25, 2020 0

Still Random After All These Years

Municipal broadband overbuilders such as Chattanooga Tennessee, Longmont Colorado, and Fort Collins Colorado are in the curious position of acting as both marketplace regulators and market participants.

September 2, 2020 0

Preserving Internet Integrity

A discussion with Dominique Lazanski and Stacie Hoffman on China’s invasion of Internet standards organizations

August 5, 2020 0

Reply Comments on the FCC Remand

In this remand proceeding, critics of the RIF Order have failed to provide useful or informative insights on ensuring the needs of public safety are protected though regulation. Overall, the impression that light-touch regulation of the Internet provides the best blend of technical progress and protection of legacy Internet applications is reinforced even by critics of the current regime.

May 21, 2020 0

The Internet Works Fine for Those Who Have It

It behooves us to be realistic, to assess facts honestly, and to avoid rushing to solve non-existent problems while real needs remain unaddressed. The Internet works fine for those of us who have it, but it doesn’t work at all for the rest of us.

May 11, 2020 0

Overtaken by Events: The Sad State of the RIF Remand

Surely, if Zoom can handle this explosion in traffic and users to address a global crisis, ISPs must be doing a stellar job.

April 8, 2020 0