You Don’t Have to Be Einstein to Understand Broadcasters Are Efficiently Using Spectrum

A bad combination last night — catching up on reading the latest in the broadcast spectrum debate followed by a book on the life and sayings of Albert Einstein.  Fell asleep, and dreamed of walking the tree-lined streets of Princeton with the Great Professor, discussing spectrum policy.  It went something like this: Me: It’s frustrating … Continue reading You Don’t Have to Be Einstein to Understand Broadcasters Are Efficiently Using Spectrum

Verbatim Quotes are Stubborn Things

It's been said by cynics that the only real gaffe committed inside the Beltway is when someone actually tells the truth. That's why we've gotten a chuckle out of the overheated protestations from our friends in the wireless industry after NAB submitted evidence from two top telecommunications industry executives suggesting that "Heck yes, we're warehousing … Continue reading Verbatim Quotes are Stubborn Things

The overlooked spectrum squatters

SNL Kagan media reporter Tim Doyle uncovered an interesting factoid this week when he reported that SpectrumCo, a cable-backed consortium, is sitting on $2.4 billion worth of spectrum that the company purchased in 2006. The airwaves are unused, and according to Doyle's report, "It does not seem as if that will change soon, either." With … Continue reading The overlooked spectrum squatters