Spectrum is a key focus of FCC broadband effort

January 2010
Urgent Communications;Jan2010, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p6
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The article discusses the importance of increasing spectrum in the development of the national broadband plan of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC). FCC executives including Blair Levin, believe that the rising demand for spectrum should be addressed, and that they are appealing for the reversal of the mandate to auction off the 700 megahertz D Block. The FCC is also considering obtaining financial support for the national broadband network to be made available to first responders.


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