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Spectrum Wars: The Policy and Technology Debate

Spectrum Wars: The Policy and Technology Debate

By (author): Jennifer A. Manner
Copyright: 2003
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9781580536288

eBook £47.00
Staking a claim in the radiocommunications spectrum is of critical importance as more and more telecommunications companies turn to wireless services to sustain profitability, and in some cases even maintain viability. To ensure your company wins the battle for this limited resource, this unique new book helps you: Thoroughly understand the radiocommunications spectrum resource, how it is allocated, and the regulatory regime governing it; Formulate efficient, cost-effective plans for obtaining access and approval to operate in frequency; Master the lobbying, technical, regulatory, legal, and political skills needed for success; Comprehend the growing variety of difficult policy challenges in the spectrum arena, including the use of secondary spectrum markets; Gain valuable insight into how telecom 's financial meltdown is impacting the battle for spectrum; Radiocommunications spectrum is a limited resource and there will always be a struggle over how it is allocated and utilized. Spectrum Wars: The Policy and Technology Debate is insurance, helping you and your company succeed in this struggle.
Acknowledgements.Introduction. An Overview. Spectrum Primer. Radio Communications Spectrum and Telecommunications Players. The Regulatory Regime Governing Spectrum. Domestic Regulation of Spectrum, Part I: International Representation. Domestic Regulation of Spectrum, Part II: Allocation, Assignment and Use. Solutions to Harmful Interference. Secondary Markets for Spectrum. Impact of the Telecommunications Financial Crisis. List of Web Addresses. About the Author. Index.
  • Jennifer A. Manner

    is the senior vice president of regulatory affairs at EchoStar Corporation/Hughes Network Systems LLC. Prior to this, Ms. Manner was deputy chief of the Office of Engineering and Technology and also served as deputy chief of the FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau. Ms. Manner previously served as vice president of regulatory affairs at SkyTerra Communications, LLC, senior counsel to FCC Commissioner Kathleen Abernathy, and associate counsel for foreign market access and international wireless services and director of international alliances at MCI/WorldCom. Prior to this position, Ms. Manner was an associate in the communications group at Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer and Feld, L.P., and attorney-advisor at the FCC.

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