Statement on the Need to Reauthorize the FCC’s Spectrum Authority

The American Consumer Institute is concerned to learn that the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) will soon lose its spectrum authorization authority if Congressional action is not taken before September 30th. We strongly urge Congress to reauthorize the FCC’s short-term auction authority so that future spectrum auctions for commercial stakeholders may continue to be held. Since […]

Forbes: The FCC’s Tangled Web

As the old adage goes, “you can bring a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink.”  So it is with two problems that will affect the FCC’s upcoming broadband spectrum auctions. To understand the serious of these problems, it is helpful first to know why the auction is so important for consumers.  To […]