Wireless Network Virtualization: Opportunities for Spectrum Sharing in the 3.5 GHz Band

  • Marcela M. GomezEmail author
  • Martin B. H. WeissEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 172)


In this paper, we evaluate the opportunities that Wireless Network Virtualization (WNV) can bring for spectrum sharing by focusing on the regulatory framework that has been deployed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for the 3.5 GHz band. We pair this innovative regulatory approach with another novel arrangement, Wireless Network Virtualization, and thus assess the resulting opportunities from the perspectives of regulation, technology and economics. To this end, we have established a comprehensive foundation for further exploration and development of virtualized networks that would provide significant opportunities for enabling and enhancing current sharing arrangements.


Wireless Network Virtualization Spectrum sharing 



This work has been supported in part by the U.S. National Science Foundation under Grant 1443796.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Information SciencesUniversity of PittsburghPittsburghUSA

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