FCC Drops the Ball on Spam Text
There is no current need to mandate authentication or blacklisting. Authentication is unnecessary and blacklists are already common
Towards a DoD Spectrum Roadmap
The quest for “principles evident in the operation of actual high-demand, high-performance, and high-efficiency wireless networks and in the trajectory of near-term spectrum research and development” continues.
Spectrum Policy is Too Politicized
Spectrum policy needs to be guided by the realities of network engineering rather than the desires of network incumbents to protect legacy business models from competition from wireless upstarts. Spectrum policy need not be a team sport.
FAA Proposes Token 5G Fix
Absent exigent circumstances (supply chain disruptions and the like) a single cycle of radalt upgrades and add-on filters should be sufficient to ensure compatibility with 5G.
Google Fiber is Coming to Town
How about that, Google Fiber is coming to my town.
Effective and Efficient Wireless Networks
Many government systems can be replaced by modern upgrades with zero incremental spectrum footprint above the commercial and private systems on which the highly productive civilian sector depends. Look at FirstNet.
Anna Gomez on the National Spectrum Plan
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Of all the telecom lawyers I’ve met, nobody understands spectrum better than Anna Gomez. This is a must-see podcast for spectrum geeks.
Net Neutrality Fight Brewing in Congress
We have to wonder whether we’re seeing now seeing insight or mere persistence. One thing is clear, however: if this bill passes it will have more to do with the Supreme Court’s revival of the Major Questions Doctrine than with the state of the Internet in 2022.
Jayne Stancavage on the Global Spectrum Pipeline
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While today’s applications are human-centric, the next generation of wireless systems are likely to transform entire economic sectors.
Shane Tews on Filling the Spectrum Pipeline
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Transferring spectrum from old to new users have proven to be much speedier and easier than imagined by PCAST and similar plans of 10 – 15 years ago. Getting governments and government agencies to cooperate is the harder problem.