Friday, April 27, 2018
Administration Developing National Spectrum Strategy, Says NTIA Chief
The administration is developing a national spectrum strategy, according to National Telecommunications & Information Administration head David Redl. Speaking at a Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee meeting Wednesday, Redl said details would be released “soon,” reported Broadcasting and Cable.
CTIA jumped on the news. “It’s great to see the Administration initiating a new national strategy to improve wireless connectivity for American consumers and business,” said CTIA SVP Regulatory Affairs Scott Bergmann. “Wireless is a major growth driver for the economy – contributing $475 billion annually and supporting 4.7 million jobs – and we look forward to working with Administrator Redl on a roadmap to allocate more spectrum for commercial wireless use which will also help the U.S. to secure global leadership in 5G.” Continue Reading