Powell urges moving away from 'command and control' spectrum-allocation policy

Weaver, Heather Forsgren
October 2001
RCR Wireless News;10/29/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 44, p38
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Reports that United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Michael Powell urges to move away from command and control spectrum-allocation policy. Key problem with the approach toward spectrum allocation in wireless communications; FCC priorities on spectrum allocation; Issues FCC should address to achieve flexibility.


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