10/14/2019 Update: The podcast version of this teleforum is now available here. This was a fascinating and vigorous debate, and I learned a lot.
This afternoon I’ll be moderating a Federalist Society teleforum on “Spectrum Wars.” Here are the details:
With the advent of mobile devices, ubiquitous home laptop, tablet and iPad computers, content streaming and more, the need for wireless service is forever on the rise in the United States. Industry experts note that capacity limits are being stretched. With the arrival of the “Internet of Things,” linking the internet with everything from nanny cams to home/office climate systems to autonomous vehicles, is there a clear and coherent path forward on the assignment or repurposing of spectrum? Perhaps as importantly, who has the authority and expertise to decide?
Dean Brenner, Senior Vice President, Spectrum Strategy & Technology Policy at Qualcomm
Hilary Cain, Director (Group Manager), Technology and Innovation Policy, Toyota North America
Danielle Piñeres, Vice President & Associate General Counsel, NCTA- The Internet & Television Association
Moderator: Prof. Christopher J. Walker, Professor of Law, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law