Licensees should buy at auction, pay rent to help the public good

Forsgren Weaver, Heather
March 2001
RCR Wireless News;3/19/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 12, p24
Trade Publication
Reports on the proposal for the United States Federal Communications Commission to auction the radio frequency spectrum and charge for renewing the licenses. Comments on the FCC policy of free license renewal; Perpetuation of a counterproductive industrial policy by the existing spectrum policy.


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