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Thomas Hazlett Interviewed for an Article on Spectrum Auctions in Econ Focus Magazine
Econ Focus, the economics magazine of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, wrote an article on the state of the FCC’s spectrum auction process. In it, Thomas Hazlett is quoted detailing the difficulties the FCC has encountered in facilitating the auction due to the rigid nature of spectrum rights under the current system. He concludes that the FCC has taken some positive steps in creating flexible-use licenses, but further steps must be taken.
The article can be found here.