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Spectrum Allocation and the Internet

  • Bruce M. Owen
  • Gregory L. Rosston
Part of the Topics in Regulatory Economics and Policy Series book series (TREP, volume 43)

Abstract

The Internet is transforming communications around the world, even with the downturn in the technology market that we saw at the start of this century. This transformation permeates all forms of communications, but its success at realizing maximum consumer benefits depends, at least in part, on the flexibility of communications regulation. Regulation must not constrain firms responding to competitive incentives.

Keywords

Reserve Price Federal Communication Commission Spectrum Allocation Spectrum License Additional Flexibility 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bruce M. Owen
    • 1
  • Gregory L. Rosston
    • 2
  1. 1.Economists IncorporatedUSA
  2. 2.Stanford Institute for Economic Policy ResearchUSA

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