Spectrum Trading in the EU and the US - Shifting Ends and Means

    View Authors October 2011

    "Spectrum Trading in the EU and the US - Shifting Ends and Means", co-authored by Squire Sanders lawyers Robert B. Kelly and Ann J. LaFrance has been published in the International Comparative Legal Guide's Telecommunication Laws and Regulations 2012. The article provides an overview of recent developments in spectrum policy in Europe and the US, including legislative updates and a focus on market-based measures such as the secondary trading of spectrum. The article also highlights competition concerns on both continents and discusses differences in spectrum management approaches. On a European level, the article discusses the EU Radio Spectrum Policy Programme and the Digital Agenda, while in the US, spectrum relocation initiatives are analysed.

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