Radios, smartphones, televisions, and other wireless devices all use spectrum to transmit information. That spectrum, though, is a finite resource- and as smartphones gain popularity, carriers need more of that spectrum to get data to their customers. We’ll talk about how the Federal Communications Commission is attempting to free up more spectrum by buying it up from TV broadcasters- and how this strategy could affect small broadcasters and the wireless world.

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  • Howard Symons Vice Chair, FCC Incentive Auction Task Force
  • Phil Goldstein Editor, FierceWireless
  • Mike Gravino Director, LPTV Spectrum Rights Coalition

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