Mobile Broadband Competition

FCC Filings

Peter Cramton: Lessonsfrom the Canadian 700 MHz Auction, (April 4, 2014)

Benefits of Competition in Mobile Broadband Services, (March 25, 2014)
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Policies Regarding Mobile Spectrum Holdings , (January 29, 2014)

Abuse of Market Power for Broadband Internet Access Service, (January 28, 2014)

The Revenue Impact of Competition Policy in the FCC Incentive Auction, (December 9, 2013)

Ex Parte Notice from T-Mobile: Expanding the Economic and Innovation Opportunities of Spectrum Through Incentive Auctions, (October 17, 2013)

Letter from Competitive Carriers Association Highlighting International Consensus Regarding the Competitive Importance of Lower-Frequency Spectrum , (September 4, 2013)
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Letter from Competitive Carriers Association Highlighting International Consensus Regarding the Competitive Importance of Lower-Frequency Spectrum: Appendix A, (September 4, 2013)
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Letter from Competitive Carriers Association Highlighting International Consensus Regarding the Competitive Importance of Lower-Frequency Spectrum: Appendix B, (September 4, 2013)
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Letter from Competitive Carriers Association Highlighting International Consensus Regarding the Competitive Importance of Lower-Frequency Spectrum: Appendix C, (September 4, 2013)

Letter from Competitive Carriers Association Highlighting International Consensus Regarding the Competitive Importance of Lower-Frequency Spectrum: Appendix D, (September 4, 2013)

Professor Peter Cramton, The Rationale for Spectrum Limits and Their Impact on Auction Outcomes, (September 1, 2013)
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Former FCC Chief Economist Jonathan B. Baker, Further Comments on Spectrum Auction Rules that Foster Mobile Wireless Competition, (August 2, 2013)
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Professors Martin Cave and William Webb, Spectrum Limits and Auction Revenue: The European Experience, (July 29, 2013)
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Former FCC Chief Economist Jonathan B. Baker, FCC Spectrum Allocation Rules that Promote Competition Are In the Public Interest, (July 8, 2013)
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Professors Gregory Rosston and Andrzej Skrzypacz, A Dynamic Market Rule for the Broadcast Incentive Auction: Ensuring Spectrum Limits Do Not Reduce Spectrum Clearance, (July 1, 2013)
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Former FCC Chief Economist Jonathan B. Baker, Spectrum Auction Rules that Foster Mobile Wireless Competition, (March 12, 2013)
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Former FCC Chief Technologist Jon Peha, Bringing Weight to the Spectrum Screen: A Response to AT&T, (March 1, 2013)

Department of Justice Reaffirms its Views on Competition-Focused Incentive Auction Rules, (May 14, 2014)
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Senate Democrats Encourage the FCC to Adopt Reasonable Low-Band Spectrum Aggregation Limits, (May 14, 2014)
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House Democrats praise FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's Incentive Auction Proposal, (May 9, 2014)

Ex Parte: Meeting with FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel and David Goldman, (May 9, 2014)
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Public Interest Spectrum Coalition (PISC) Letter to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, (May 8, 2014)

Ex Parte Submission of the Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Cable Concerning the 600 MHz Incentive Auction, (April 1, 2014)

Spectrum Aggregation Limits Consensus Principles , (March 25, 2014)

T-Mobile Ex Parte Response to Verizon Concerning the Canadian 700 MHz Auction, (March 12, 2014)
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Canada's 700MHz Auction Raised Record Revenues with Spectrum Aggregation Limits in Place, (February 24, 2014)

Canada's 700MHz Auction Raised Record Revenues with Spectrum Aggregation Limits in Place, (February 24, 2014)
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Reasonable Spectrum Aggregation Limits Can Help Spur Competition, Investment and Innovation, (February 5, 2014)

Policies Regarding Mobile Spectrum Holdings, (January 29, 2014)

Louisiana PSC Chair Supports Wireless Competition, (January 14, 2014)

Letter to the FCC from the U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy, (November 22, 2013)

Letter from Wireless Carriers and Industry Associations: Expanding the Economic and Innovation Opportunities of Spectrum Through Incentive Auction, (November 14, 2013)

Ex Parte from T-Mobile Regarding New Zealand's Recent Adoption of Spectrum Aggregation Limits, (October 28, 2013)

Ex Parte Notice from T-Mobile: Expanding the Economic and Innovation Opportunities of Spectrum Through Incentive Auctions, (October 17, 2013)

Letter from Robert M. McKenna, Former Attorney General, State of Washington to FCC Support DOJ's Analysis, (July 29, 2013)

Letter from Public Interest Organizations to Congress Supporting Spectrum Aggregation Limits, (July 22, 2013) Letter from Public Interest Organizations to Congress Supporting Spectrum Aggregation Limits, (July 22, 2013)
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Letter from Various Trade Associations, Public Interest Organizations, and Competitive Carriers to FCC Supporting DOJ's Analysis of Low-Frequency Spectrum Holdings, (May 20, 2013)

Letter from Competitive Carriers Association Supporting the DOJ's Letter , (May 9, 2013)

In The News

Forbes, In FCC 4G Spectrum Auction, Verizon And AT&T Lose Face, (May 15, 2014)

Fierce Wireless, FCC incentive auction rules likely to benefit Sprint, T-Mobile and smaller carriers, (May 15, 2014)

Bloomberg BNA, DOJ Backs Spectrum Limits for Top Carriers, Opposes Further Industry Consolidation, (May 15, 2014)

The Hill, FCC limits Verizon, AT&T in airwaves auction , (May 15, 2014)

The Hill, Fighting for the future of wireless competition , (May 14, 2014)

, Senate Dems Back Spectrum Aggregation Limits , (May 14, 2014)

PCWorld, FCC proposal would limit AT&T, Verizon in spectrum auction, (May 13, 2014)

Broadcasting & Cable, New America: Incentive Auction Bidding Limits Are Pro-Competition , (May 7, 2014)

FierceWireless, CCA's Berry expects strong participation from smaller carriers in 600 MHz auction , (May 7, 2014)

FierceWireless, T-Mobile: FCC auction rules that limit AT&T, Verizon will be a boon for competition, (May 7, 2014)

Official FCC Blog, Ensuring A Fair And Competitive Incentive Auction, (April 25, 2014)

CNET, FCC to promote competition with rules for upcoming spectrum auction, (April 25, 2014)

The Hill, FCC defends auction limits on AT&T, Verizon, (April 25, 2014)

Bloomberg View, AT&T Tries to Bully the Government, (April 22, 2014)

Official FCC Blog, Getting the Incentive Auction Right, (April 18, 2014)

Slate Magazine, The Wireless Wars, (March 21, 2014)

T-Mobile Blog, A Tale of Two Auctions, (March 3, 2014)

The Hill, Why spectrum caps matter , (February 18, 2014)

T-Mobile Blog, The Need Remains for Low-Band Spectrum Aggregation Limits, (January 30, 2014)

The Hill, Public safety needs a competitive wireless industry, (January 16, 2014)

T-Mobile Blog, Expert Guidance: Spectrum Aggregation Limits Won't Undermine Revenue, (December 20, 2013)

Light Reading, FCC: Act Now as Wireless Duopoly Looms [Steven Berry], (December 6, 2013)

The Hill, The Fight for Spectrum and Why You Should Care [Steven Berry], (December 4, 2013)

FierceWireless, FCC's Wheeler signals intent to let smaller carriers get more spectrum, (December 3, 2013)

Wireless Week, FCC Chair Alludes to Spectrum Aggregation Limits for Upcoming Auctions, (December 3, 2013)

Wall Street Journal, FCC Chair Hints at Spectrum-Allocation Idea, (December 2, 2013)

New York Times, New F.C.C. Chief Promises He Will Protect Competition , (December 2, 2013)

Washington Post, New FCC chairman vows to promote competition, (December 2, 2013)

Washington Post, Wireless competition is good for consumers-even if it costs taxpayers extra, (November 13, 2013)

Washington Post, Confused about the spectrum debate? These two commercials will help., (November 11, 2013)

T-Mobile Blog, From Auckland to Dallas, Spectrum Limits Have Appeal, (November 8, 2013)

Light Reading, LTE: The Bridge to the Digital Divide [Steven Berry], (October 29, 2013)

eWeek, T-Mobile Tells FCC: Verizon Spectrum-Auction Analysis Is Total Bunk [Michelle Maisto], (October 19, 2013)

AllThingsD, The FCC Must Stay on Course on Mobile Competition, (September 24, 2013)

Bloomberg BNA, Small, Rural Carriers Will Benefit from AT&T 700 MHz Interoperability Agreement, Analysts Say, (September 11, 2013)

FierceWireless, T-Mobile proposes sliding spectrum screen rule for 600 MHz auction, (September 11, 2013)

CCA, Fact versus Fiction: Spectrum Auction Rules in Light of Unbiased, International Perspectives, (September 1, 2013)

T-Mobile Blog, Spectrum-Aggregation Limits Are Good For Public Safety, (August 29, 2013)

Broadcasting & Cable, T-Mobile: FCC Should Put 'Reasonable Limits' on Spectrum Aggregation, (July 22, 2013)

FierceWireless, T-Mobile assails Georgetown study on 600 MHz auction, calls for spectrum aggregation limits, (June 11, 2013)

New York Times, From Lottery to Oligopoly in Wireless Spectrum, (June 4, 2013)

T-Mobile Blog, A Competitive Incentive Auction Must Include More Than the Big Two, (June 4, 2013)

PC World, FCC should limit big carriers in spectrum auctions, advocates say, (May 30, 2013)

FCC, Remarks of FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler at The Ohio State University , ()

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