Originally published in Communications Daily on January 4, 2018.
“The procedures the FCC established were ‘relatively unique,’ said Fred Campbell, Tech Knowledge director. ‘The 800 MHz experience does highlight factors that can make it harder to repurpose shared spectrum generally,’ Campbell said. ‘Large numbers of different licensees in a band tends to increase transaction costs, as does the presence of noncommercial licensees and other users who lack market incentives. These same factors have implications for other sharing arrangements, including unlicensed and lightly licensed.'”