Obama Tech Advisers Push Federal Spectrum Sharing

Law360, New York (July 20, 2012, 10:04 PM EDT) -- The federal government should share its underused wireless frequency spectrum to help service providers meet increasing demand for broadband spectrum as mobile data volumes worldwide more than double each year, President Barack Obama’s top technology advisers said Friday.

The government should mark out 1,000 MHz of federal spectrum to use toward a shared-use spectrum superhighway and should establish a so-called Federal Spectrum Access System to serve as an information clearinghouse giving users access to the shared federal bands, according to a report released Friday by President’s...
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