Mr. Chairman, the upcoming auction of spectrum in the 700 band has profound implications for consumers, schools, businesses, emergency first responders, and rural communities. We are presented with a unique opportunity to shape the future of wireless communication and innovation in America.
With this auction, we stand at a crossroads-we can either provide extraordinary benefits to millions of Americans or tilt bandwidth policy to line the pockets of a privileged few.
There is a clear path I believe must be taken: the airwaves belong to the American people, and their use should serve the public interest. Read on...
For those of us who recognize the power of the internet tubes in disseminating information--especially while living in a time where our elected officials are trying hard to keep information from us, this couldn't be a more crucial fight.