CTIA pushes case for spectrum; FCC chief talks progress

The head of the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday defended the government's role in freeing more wireless spectrum, while the industry pressed its case for more help. CTIA-The Wireless Association® head Steve Largent said in a keynote speech at International CTIA WIRELESS® that "We simply need more spectrum in a marketplace with more consumer demand. More spectrum means more opportunity for you." FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski replied that the government had set a target of opening an additional 300 MHz of spectrum by 2015 and put in a plug for both spectrum sharing and small-cell technology.

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