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Edited on 2008-01-12 21:37:54 by DarroLc4tl [cazelta]

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best mutual funds thick ass black woman canada goose flying tiny breast abbigliamento uomo pelle bosch dishwashers starter rebuilders best treadmill airbus financial services wireless internet pc card averatec 3360 batteria nokia 6820 sprint ring tone mold allergies stampanti epson per mac kamikazee shots gas flow meter sardinia ferris kara davis pics cape yamu money p style time crazy diamond shine ioan grigorescu nomad jane eyre synopsis uomini superdotati prezioso feat marvin tell me why brentford fc official african american hair twist unreal turnament 2004 cd key domain silver baby bracelet bp gas credit card domain anastasia kelly alaskan fishing star post remover job vacancies derby signs of baldness 101 love position dvd sax first goldfingers name french beach women kenwood two way radio broadband test domain manufacturer tipper mobile phone tools pc220 exam kaplan new review york power block dumbbell eagle picture tattoo bullseyesupplies air conditioned suit nbc poker sports underage mini skirt models signs of type ii diabetes kristina wood princess toadstool dvd movie sale used photo shop show slide horny wives having sex chaplin kylie kwong cooking west point mississippi newspaper condos caribbean wujie steve jobbs quotes priorities howie naughty america.com bluegrass music free download let3 innocent galleries kayot sport and deck boats oxidation reduction reaction examples hard disk raid duffle bags second largest lake in north america map road state united florida truck accident lawyers lennon spanish to english diconary website international maranatha polish pottery teapot custom motorcycle airbrush paint 1, 2 step ralph waldo emersons self reliance knight of columbus free throw shooting contest papa roach time and time again mp3 mama star nose mole recipe for pigeon breast ww miniclip com wood ladder plans little boy gay sex nail polish website love medicine and miracle illegal pit bull fight listpro professional edition 4.0 japanese schoolgirl spanking hidenori tokuyama ged testing swartz bay ferry terminal arvada colorado real estate ducati coil upgrade ride that horsey home joycelyn brown prestito pero traduzione canzone eamon fuck it jennifer lopez clothing line internet solution italia srl negozi taglie forti firenze juvenile the rapper la principessa di bali 1950s american culture young teen booty smet projects attwood les wicked micro bikini mindo ecuador nutrition for health fitness sport government surplus organization dead to fall divorce papers sarbanes oxley news jay hernandez dirty pair nazi medical experiments antique furniture hardware type of oral contraceptives laboratory safety judy hall petaluma telephony stepping stone lower back tattoo torrie wilson bra panties the outfields lyric for song about water the olsen twins fattoria didattica enteric coated drugs talking character url sitemap gallery of male penises shire horses casino supply recreational games site throat aching black image in photojournalism technique wedding white england line medieval time lucy and mr tumnus domain tangle jr. rickey smiley carmen hayes free clip arkansas gazetteer kent hovind cincinnati ohio preschool free peek victor toro akira lane arts center darlington wheel of fortune slot machine for sale credit repair services youth empowerment scheme police videos the stacks of money system liability orange premises john love pencil sharpener contest shirt t wet sony dsc f828 drivers fire and water damage restoration open wps file rockin with the cross peseq la tigre di hong kong wild at heart lynch werbung ligabue. un anno con elvis girls in naughty uniforms prime immagini per house of the dead 4 bizarre websites domain ancient egyptian agriculture replica louis vuitton handbag warick hotels angioplasty st kates minnesota altamira caves spain evanesance my immortal lake billy chinook house boat rental penpalnet.com wholesale shopping bags sugar trick daddy home for sale in fresno
The airwaves – or radio spectrum – are a finite national asset. The five terrestrial television channels that currently broadcast in analogue (BBC1, BBC2, ITV, Channel 4 and five) use nearly half of the most valuable bands of spectrum below 1GHz.
This cleared spectrum – the Digital Dividend – offers real opportunities for wireless innovation. The Digital Dividend could enable the launch of a wide range of different services. For example:
Ofcom’s work plan
This preparatory work will involve considerable technical, economic and market analysis. Ofcom would also like to hear as many views as possible from people and organisations with an interest in the use of this spectrum. It will hold a series of briefing seminars throughout 2006, with the first due to take place in January or February. Ofcom will also work closely with the main Government departments with an interest in the use of spectrum – the DTI, DCMS and the Treasury.
Ofcom Chief Executive Stephen Carter said: “The benefits of digital switchover, in terms of efficient use of spectrum and subsequent innovation, are becoming clearer.”
He added: “This Review is intended to maximise the Digital Dividend.”
Emerging wireless broadband technologies have been deployed in the UK in recent years as an innovative first mile/last mile solution for remote and rural areas. And with the current hype surrounding WiMax, wireless is poised to transform the coverage map across all geographies to deliver the vision of “Broadband Britian”. Join our experts in this unique reflection upon where we've come from and where we're heading on the "Broadband Britain" journey.
Tapio Mäkelä (HIIT/m-cult)
“Radio spectrum is a valuable resource. The public sector is the largest user of this resource, for which there has been - and is likely to continue to be – growing commercial demand. It is therefore important to ensure that effective use is being made of these holdings. The introduction of market mechanisms into spectrum management will introduce both challenges and opportunities for the public sector. These need to be addressed, and mechanisms put in place to incentivise efficient use of these major holdings, now and in the future, while safeguarding the operation of essential security and safety of life services. I would encourage all those with an interest in these issues – public sector uses and those commercial users who might benefit from the changes we are suggesting – to contribute to this consultation. ”
Ofcom today published the conclusion of its Spectrum Framework Review, setting out its approach to the future management of radio spectrum in the UK. The Review advocates a market-led approach, in contrast to the previous regime under which the regulator decided the type of organisation that should have access to specific parts of the spectrum, and how they should be used. Ofcom’s proposals were subject to public consultation and were broadly supported by stakeholders. - Full press release here
Reflecting on the topics raised in the document presenting Ofcom’sSpectrum Framework Review, we found agreement with each other on numerous issues and therefore decided to submit a collective response.

Deletions:
The airwaves – or radio spectrum – are a finite national asset. The five terrestrial television channels that currently broadcast in analogue (BBC1, BBC2, ITV, Channel 4 and five) use nearly half of the most valuable bands of spectrum below 1GHz.
This cleared spectrum – the Digital Dividend – offers real opportunities for wireless innovation. The Digital Dividend could enable the launch of a wide range of different services. For example:
Ofcom’s work plan
This preparatory work will involve considerable technical, economic and market analysis. Ofcom would also like to hear as many views as possible from people and organisations with an interest in the use of this spectrum. It will hold a series of briefing seminars throughout 2006, with the first due to take place in January or February. Ofcom will also work closely with the main Government departments with an interest in the use of spectrum – the DTI, DCMS and the Treasury.
Ofcom Chief Executive Stephen Carter said: “The benefits of digital switchover, in terms of efficient use of spectrum and subsequent innovation, are becoming clearer.”
He added: “This Review is intended to maximise the Digital Dividend.”
Emerging wireless broadband technologies have been deployed in the UK in recent years as an innovative first mile/last mile solution for remote and rural areas. And with the current hype surrounding WiMax, wireless is poised to transform the coverage map across all geographies to deliver the vision of “Broadband Britian”. Join our experts in this unique reflection upon where we've come from and where we're heading on the "Broadband Britain" journey.
Tapio Mäkelä (HIIT/m-cult)
“Radio spectrum is a valuable resource. The public sector is the largest user of this resource, for which there has been - and is likely to continue to be – growing commercial demand. It is therefore important to ensure that effective use is being made of these holdings. The introduction of market mechanisms into spectrum management will introduce both challenges and opportunities for the public sector. These need to be addressed, and mechanisms put in place to incentivise efficient use of these major holdings, now and in the future, while safeguarding the operation of essential security and safety of life services. I would encourage all those with an interest in these issues – public sector uses and those commercial users who might benefit from the changes we are suggesting – to contribute to this consultation. ”
Ofcom today published the conclusion of its Spectrum Framework Review, setting out its approach to the future management of radio spectrum in the UK. The Review advocates a market-led approach, in contrast to the previous regime under which the regulator decided the type of organisation that should have access to specific parts of the spectrum, and how they should be used. Ofcom’s proposals were subject to public consultation and were broadly supported by stakeholders. - Full press release here
Reflecting on the topics raised in the document presenting Ofcom’sSpectrum Framework Review, we found agreement with each other on numerous issues and therefore decided to submit a collective response.




Edited on 2008-01-09 04:16:01 by DarroLc4tl [cacnabono]

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port authority bus terminal schedule 182 blink lyric please tell why diamond solitaire rings guerilla black armagedon online american marine motorsports super center earth global history its people mercury outboard parts southern 80 echuca moama celexa side effects grand canyon adult chat line phone number minneapolis dating service spiral coil binding 5.0 abridgement art audio cd cd finder learning powerweb public rom set speaking student suite tool topic morgan webb nipples mini chopper ohio income tax rate 2005 miss teen beyond culture revolution scientific third regent palace hotel piccadilly christian school scholarship ecole centrale de paris free sex comic figaro barber of seville olympic college samantha scoreland gamecube roms angilina jolie college community las nevada southern vegas twelve year old girls vaginas older lad online psychic reading 10mm ammunition amr ambulance crash online spanish bible auto electronics 7 cerberus dirge fantasy final profile valkyrie midnight express true story maternity leave oil viscosity horny animals having sex abandon gas oil pennsylvania plugging well terrell owens salthill devon fc guitar.com hostname ultimate learn to love it in retirement santa rosa jc library necklaces used private jets northwestern hosp viajante person address search instant term life insurance quote stringed instruments information equity home interest loan rate wic income level avril lavigne pictures east end jack ripper victim mortgage advisor by c graduation vitamin online tax return preparation the book market inc. volkl 724 pro ski bottle labeler rats on cocaine animation steroid side effects tah rah 5 hydroxy acid wooden barbie doll house le vimarn cottages koh samet lucky no time for love song mailboxes etc calaveras county property britney spears being fucked game party teenager scsi ide convertor adult games online free illusion audio baby clothing line phat mutual fund interest rates richshaw stop sun devil football 2nd designing edition standard web white tiger pictures dragonball z yaoi fiber optic emitters 5sfe toyota engine jennifer garner filmography ingrown hairs ky jelly 1970 convertible cougar mercury tiki lights trace cell phone records pearl jam nothing man msnbc news world endless love engagement rings publish website on google sunny cowgirls roof vent covers solid surfaces inc megabucks accord honda part acid stimming tmg wedding photographer new orleans restaurants ibiza blue blocker pianobar lm556 ford trucks blackjack software download ass pussy and tits vermont hotel newcastle upon tyne jessica andrews i will be there for you lawyers helping lawyers self image profiles house little plate prarie chicas putas propeller project gotham racing 2 cheat code pet training disease of the lymphatic system klay none thompson kid friendly dog old cars for sale in ohio strategic staffing solutions michigan humorous poems wildlife jobs colorado the police roxanne lyric print yourself wedding invitation hawaiian clothing military helicopter gunships average temperature denver colorado pool private swimming tuscany villa leather lingerie manufacturers underwater welding school ca abuse child lyric song fess parker unique baby stroller 2006 ohio state football uniforms bikini tight very mount saint joes college orizio paolo medical titles realrace download carolina map north saute vegetables audio cd duplication the game ft 50 cent exterior gas light regina leader post landforms of southern africa surface grinder jz linkin park lyrics richard cheese winlogon.exe sherry north juri hirota chinese sign zodiac no pain no gain wristbands carol wright woman in fishnet yellow labs rectangular trampolines check font mark symbol planned parenthood nyc soca monarch 2005 online born in the usa puli picture pictures of 8 month pregnant women porn pic forum iranian embassy at usa jotul stove prices lambrett mc hammer today landscape rock lake george house rental star war battlefront pc cheat purple tiara mens beards indiana state university orlando auto arai helmets 2006 show woodworkers kids motorcycle bbq smoker shirley temple bar accessories child immunizations micro mini dress schwarzenegger antichrist tube cleaning equipment financial planning investing springfield missouri ms dos cd persistent system private limited web design und entwicklung riverside nj public schools the fugitive tv series on dvd skyclad
The airwaves – or radio spectrum – are a finite national asset. The five terrestrial television channels that currently broadcast in analogue (BBC1, BBC2, ITV, Channel 4 and five) use nearly half of the most valuable bands of spectrum below 1GHz.
This cleared spectrum – the Digital Dividend – offers real opportunities for wireless innovation. The Digital Dividend could enable the launch of a wide range of different services. For example:
Ofcom’s work plan
This preparatory work will involve considerable technical, economic and market analysis. Ofcom would also like to hear as many views as possible from people and organisations with an interest in the use of this spectrum. It will hold a series of briefing seminars throughout 2006, with the first due to take place in January or February. Ofcom will also work closely with the main Government departments with an interest in the use of spectrum – the DTI, DCMS and the Treasury.
Ofcom Chief Executive Stephen Carter said: “The benefits of digital switchover, in terms of efficient use of spectrum and subsequent innovation, are becoming clearer.”
He added: “This Review is intended to maximise the Digital Dividend.”
Emerging wireless broadband technologies have been deployed in the UK in recent years as an innovative first mile/last mile solution for remote and rural areas. And with the current hype surrounding WiMax, wireless is poised to transform the coverage map across all geographies to deliver the vision of “Broadband Britian”. Join our experts in this unique reflection upon where we've come from and where we're heading on the "Broadband Britain" journey.
Tapio Mäkelä (HIIT/m-cult)
“Radio spectrum is a valuable resource. The public sector is the largest user of this resource, for which there has been - and is likely to continue to be – growing commercial demand. It is therefore important to ensure that effective use is being made of these holdings. The introduction of market mechanisms into spectrum management will introduce both challenges and opportunities for the public sector. These need to be addressed, and mechanisms put in place to incentivise efficient use of these major holdings, now and in the future, while safeguarding the operation of essential security and safety of life services. I would encourage all those with an interest in these issues – public sector uses and those commercial users who might benefit from the changes we are suggesting – to contribute to this consultation. ”
Ofcom today published the conclusion of its Spectrum Framework Review, setting out its approach to the future management of radio spectrum in the UK. The Review advocates a market-led approach, in contrast to the previous regime under which the regulator decided the type of organisation that should have access to specific parts of the spectrum, and how they should be used. Ofcom’s proposals were subject to public consultation and were broadly supported by stakeholders. - Full press release here
Reflecting on the topics raised in the document presenting Ofcom’sSpectrum Framework Review, we found agreement with each other on numerous issues and therefore decided to submit a collective response.


Deletions:
The airwaves – or radio spectrum – are a finite national asset. The five terrestrial television channels that currently broadcast in analogue (BBC1, BBC2, ITV, Channel 4 and five) use nearly half of the most valuable bands of spectrum below 1GHz.
This cleared spectrum – the Digital Dividend – offers real opportunities for wireless innovation. The Digital Dividend could enable the launch of a wide range of different services. For example:
Ofcom’s work plan
This preparatory work will involve considerable technical, economic and market analysis. Ofcom would also like to hear as many views as possible from people and organisations with an interest in the use of this spectrum. It will hold a series of briefing seminars throughout 2006, with the first due to take place in January or February. Ofcom will also work closely with the main Government departments with an interest in the use of spectrum – the DTI, DCMS and the Treasury.
Ofcom Chief Executive Stephen Carter said: “The benefits of digital switchover, in terms of efficient use of spectrum and subsequent innovation, are becoming clearer.”
He added: “This Review is intended to maximise the Digital Dividend.”
Emerging wireless broadband technologies have been deployed in the UK in recent years as an innovative first mile/last mile solution for remote and rural areas. And with the current hype surrounding WiMax, wireless is poised to transform the coverage map across all geographies to deliver the vision of “Broadband Britian”. Join our experts in this unique reflection upon where we've come from and where we're heading on the "Broadband Britain" journey.
Tapio Mäkelä (HIIT/m-cult)
“Radio spectrum is a valuable resource. The public sector is the largest user of this resource, for which there has been - and is likely to continue to be – growing commercial demand. It is therefore important to ensure that effective use is being made of these holdings. The introduction of market mechanisms into spectrum management will introduce both challenges and opportunities for the public sector. These need to be addressed, and mechanisms put in place to incentivise efficient use of these major holdings, now and in the future, while safeguarding the operation of essential security and safety of life services. I would encourage all those with an interest in these issues – public sector uses and those commercial users who might benefit from the changes we are suggesting – to contribute to this consultation. ”
Ofcom today published the conclusion of its Spectrum Framework Review, setting out its approach to the future management of radio spectrum in the UK. The Review advocates a market-led approach, in contrast to the previous regime under which the regulator decided the type of organisation that should have access to specific parts of the spectrum, and how they should be used. Ofcom’s proposals were subject to public consultation and were broadly supported by stakeholders. - Full press release here
Reflecting on the topics raised in the document presenting Ofcom’sSpectrum Framework Review, we found agreement with each other on numerous issues and therefore decided to submit a collective response.




Edited on 2007-12-25 03:21:31 by DarroLc4tl [racdron]

Additions:
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The airwaves – or radio spectrum – are a finite national asset. The five terrestrial television channels that currently broadcast in analogue (BBC1, BBC2, ITV, Channel 4 and five) use nearly half of the most valuable bands of spectrum below 1GHz.
This cleared spectrum – the Digital Dividend – offers real opportunities for wireless innovation. The Digital Dividend could enable the launch of a wide range of different services. For example:
Ofcom’s work plan
This preparatory work will involve considerable technical, economic and market analysis. Ofcom would also like to hear as many views as possible from people and organisations with an interest in the use of this spectrum. It will hold a series of briefing seminars throughout 2006, with the first due to take place in January or February. Ofcom will also work closely with the main Government departments with an interest in the use of spectrum – the DTI, DCMS and the Treasury.
Ofcom Chief Executive Stephen Carter said: “The benefits of digital switchover, in terms of efficient use of spectrum and subsequent innovation, are becoming clearer.”
He added: “This Review is intended to maximise the Digital Dividend.”
Emerging wireless broadband technologies have been deployed in the UK in recent years as an innovative first mile/last mile solution for remote and rural areas. And with the current hype surrounding WiMax, wireless is poised to transform the coverage map across all geographies to deliver the vision of “Broadband Britian”. Join our experts in this unique reflection upon where we've come from and where we're heading on the "Broadband Britain" journey.
Tapio Mäkelä (HIIT/m-cult)
“Radio spectrum is a valuable resource. The public sector is the largest user of this resource, for which there has been - and is likely to continue to be – growing commercial demand. It is therefore important to ensure that effective use is being made of these holdings. The introduction of market mechanisms into spectrum management will introduce both challenges and opportunities for the public sector. These need to be addressed, and mechanisms put in place to incentivise efficient use of these major holdings, now and in the future, while safeguarding the operation of essential security and safety of life services. I would encourage all those with an interest in these issues – public sector uses and those commercial users who might benefit from the changes we are suggesting – to contribute to this consultation. ”
Ofcom today published the conclusion of its Spectrum Framework Review, setting out its approach to the future management of radio spectrum in the UK. The Review advocates a market-led approach, in contrast to the previous regime under which the regulator decided the type of organisation that should have access to specific parts of the spectrum, and how they should be used. Ofcom’s proposals were subject to public consultation and were broadly supported by stakeholders. - Full press release here
Reflecting on the topics raised in the document presenting Ofcom’sSpectrum Framework Review, we found agreement with each other on numerous issues and therefore decided to submit a collective response.


Deletions:
The airwaves or radio spectrum are a finite national asset. The five terrestrial television channels that currently broadcast in analogue (BBC1, BBC2, ITV, Channel 4 and five) use nearly half of the most valuable bands of spectrum below 1GHz.
This cleared spectrum the Digital Dividend offers real opportunities for wireless innovation. The Digital Dividend could enable the launch of a wide range of different services. For example:
Ofcoms work plan
This preparatory work will involve considerable technical, economic and market analysis. Ofcom would also like to hear as many views as possible from people and organisations with an interest in the use of this spectrum. It will hold a series of briefing seminars throughout 2006, with the first due to take place in January or February. Ofcom will also work closely with the main Government departments with an interest in the use of spectrum the DTI, DCMS and the Treasury.
Ofcom Chief Executive Stephen Carter said: The benefits of digital switchover, in terms of efficient use of spectrum and subsequent innovation, are becoming clearer.
He added: This Review is intended to maximise the Digital Dividend.
Emerging wireless broadband technologies have been deployed in the UK in recent years as an innovative first mile/last mile solution for remote and rural areas. And with the current hype surrounding WiMax, wireless is poised to transform the coverage map across all geographies to deliver the vision of Broadband Britian. Join our experts in this unique reflection upon where we've come from and where we're heading on the "Broadband Britain" journey.
Tapio Mkel (HIIT/m-cult)
Radio spectrum is a valuable resource. The public sector is the largest user of this resource, for which there has been - and is likely to continue to be growing commercial demand. It is therefore important to ensure that effective use is being made of these holdings. The introduction of market mechanisms into spectrum management will introduce both challenges and opportunities for the public sector. These need to be addressed, and mechanisms put in place to incentivise efficient use of these major holdings, now and in the future, while safeguarding the operation of essential security and safety of life services. I would encourage all those with an interest in these issues public sector uses and those commercial users who might benefit from the changes we are suggesting to contribute to this consultation.
Ofcom today published the conclusion of its Spectrum Framework Review, setting out its approach to the future management of radio spectrum in the UK. The Review advocates a market-led approach, in contrast to the previous regime under which the regulator decided the type of organisation that should have access to specific parts of the spectrum, and how they should be used. Ofcoms proposals were subject to public consultation and were broadly supported by stakeholders. - Full press release here
Reflecting on the topics raised in the document presenting OfcomsSpectrum Framework Review, we found agreement with each other on numerous issues and therefore decided to submit a collective response.




Edited on 2007-12-05 11:09:51 by JulianPriest

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Edited on 2007-12-05 11:09:23 by JulianPriest

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Open Spectrum UK

  • Engaging public debate upon the strategic national resource of the radio spectrum, "The Invisible Wealth of Nations."
  • Open Spectrum UK:
    • was convened in January 2005 by John Wilson and Julian Priest.
    • is an advocacy project to engage informed debate upon the future of spectrum access in the UK.
    • has organised a number of events exploring technology, society and culture.
  • Read more on the aims of Open Spectrum UK here

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    Open Spectrum UK is an ad hoc coalition of non-profit organisations engaged in community wireless networking and the promotion of license-free access to the public airwaves. The availability of spectrum for license-exempt use has enabled us to develop cost-effective, user-owned networks to provide Internet access and localised information services for the benefit of many thousands of UK residents (January 2005).
  • Read more on the aims of Open Spectrum UK here





    Edited on 2005-11-18 15:30:01 by JohnWilson

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    - The Ofcom Digital Dividend Review (DDR): Ofcom press release, 17|11|05 (posted 18 November 2005)
    Ofcom announced today the beginning of the Digital Dividend Review (DDR) - the project which will examine the options arising from the release of spectrum afforded by the digital switchover programme.
    The airwaves or radio spectrum are a finite national asset. The five terrestrial television channels that currently broadcast in analogue (BBC1, BBC2, ITV, Channel 4 and five) use nearly half of the most valuable bands of spectrum below 1GHz.
    Television uses spectrum based on a 50 year old planning model when there were very few alternative uses of these frequencies. There have been a number of significant innovations since, such as colour television and mobile telephony; however, this important spectrum is still used according to a plan originally prepared in the late 1950s.
    Digital broadcasting is roughly six times more efficient than analogue, allowing more channels to be carried across fewer airwaves. The plans for digital switchover will therefore allow for an increase in the efficiency with which the spectrum is used - including the potential for a large amount of spectrum to be released for wholly new services.
    This cleared spectrum the Digital Dividend offers real opportunities for wireless innovation. The Digital Dividend could enable the launch of a wide range of different services. For example:
    * New mobile services, with high quality video and interactive media delivered to handheld devices.
    * Wireless broadband services, with high-speed data and voice services.
    * Wider coverage for advanced services in remote and rural areas. This spectrum is particularly suitable for low cost, wider-area coverage.
    * Advanced business and broadcasting services, such as those used to support major sporting events.
    * Additional television channels including possible High Definition (HD) channels carried on Freeview.
    This is not an exhaustive list, nor does it indicate prior preference. The UK has a proven reputation for innovation in wireless services and it is likely that ideas for other new services will emerge before and after switchover.
    (...)
    Read the full Ofcom press release here
    Ofcoms work plan
    Over the next year Ofcom will assess how the cleared spectrum should best be made available for use. Ofcom will analyse the most efficient use of these frequencies and how best they should be packaged for potential users. It will also begin work on auction design, with a view to ensuring that the spectrum is acquired by users who are likely to make best use of it.
    This means Ofcom will:
    * consider the potential uses for the available spectrum;
    * set out the technical limits on spectrum use to prevent potential interference;
    * draw up packages of frequencies that give flexibility to the market;
    * design an efficient auction/allocation process.
    This preparatory work will involve considerable technical, economic and market analysis. Ofcom would also like to hear as many views as possible from people and organisations with an interest in the use of this spectrum. It will hold a series of briefing seminars throughout 2006, with the first due to take place in January or February. Ofcom will also work closely with the main Government departments with an interest in the use of spectrum the DTI, DCMS and the Treasury.
    The proposed timetable is:
    * Digital Dividend Review (DDR) begins - November 2005
    * Programme team and consultants in place - end 2005
    * Stakeholder meetings begin - Jan-Feb 2006
    * Outcome of RRC - June 2006
    * Digital Dividend Review completed - Q3 2006
    * Ofcom publishes final proposals - Q4 2006
    * Digital switchover programme begins - 2008
    * Digital switchover programme completed - 2012
    Ofcom Chief Executive Stephen Carter said: The benefits of digital switchover, in terms of efficient use of spectrum and subsequent innovation, are becoming clearer.
    He added: This Review is intended to maximise the Digital Dividend.
    (...)
    Read the full Ofcom press release here



    Edited on 2005-10-25 11:36:22 by JohnWilson

    Additions:
    Read more on the aims of Open Spectrum UK here

    Deletions:
    Read more on the aims of Open Spectrum UK here



    Edited on 2005-10-25 11:35:55 by JohnWilson

    Additions:

  • The search for spectrum: Peter Cochrane's blog, silicon.com, 10 October 2005 (posted 25 October 2005) Peter Cochrane participated in the Cybersalon & Open Spectrum UK conference, FUTURE WIRELESS: practical.discourse.creative, at the Science Museum's Dana Centre, London, 4 October 2005. The following article presents ideas aired in Peter's contribution to the evening Wireless Horizons panel discussion:
    The search for spectrum: All the free spectrum we need for a wireless world is there to go get!... All it needs is a change of mindset - the technology will do the rest.
    Every time I look at the allocation of radio spectrum channels I go to a brightly coloured wall chart (...) that gives the impression that it is a resource of great scarcity.
    However, every time I look at the spectrum using an analyser and antenna I find a desert, just a few signals and a lot of random noise. The reality is that the radio spectrum has, at a modest estimate, a utilisation of less than 10 per cent. What is happening?
    Unfortunately, analogue systems and analogue thinking still rules! Dumb transmitters pump out high power AM, FM and PM signals, in many different guises. Then equally dumb receivers listen, plucking out a fraction of the energy from the ether. This is the world I grew up in as a young engineer, where interference, multi-path, scatter and signal-to-noise ratio dominated all design and operational considerations. This automatically leads you to a world of bands and channels - a carving up of the spectrum for individual applications and uses.
    But we have a new raft of digital systems being rolled out that have intelligence built into the transmitter and receiver. They talk to each other to minimise the energy used and problems associated with interference and signal scatter. Also, their signal processing aids consistent performance by adjusting the modulation mode. So in contrast to the analogue world, we can reuse time, frequency and space like never before. This gives us a whole raft of new freedoms.
    Further: SearchForSpectrumCochrane



    Edited on 2005-10-25 11:14:44 by JohnWilson

    Additions:
    Peter Cochrane's industry and technology observations on wireless technology trends highlight a future wireless world beyond the current regulatory mindset. Perhaps the time is ripe for a fresh audit of regulatory thinking, to re-assess the technology, economic, and public policy tools for spectrum management policy. Perhaps also to engage wider public debate upon the strategic national resource of the radio spectrum, "The Invisible Wealth of Nations.



    Edited on 2005-10-25 11:12:06 by JohnWilson

    Additions:
    Further: FutureWireless

    Deletions:
    Further: FutureWirelessTechnologyObservations



    Edited on 2005-10-25 11:11:28 by JohnWilson

    Additions:
    Further: FutureWirelessTechnologyObservations

    Deletions:
    Further: FutureWireless:TechnologyObservations



    Edited on 2005-10-25 11:11:02 by JohnWilson

    Additions:
    Further: FutureWireless:TechnologyObservations

    Deletions:
    Further: FutureWireless



    Edited on 2005-10-25 11:09:45 by JohnWilson

    No differences.


    Edited on 2005-10-25 11:09:17 by JohnWilson

    Additions:
    Looking forward to debate on Future Wireless, Open Spectrum UK has permission to publish a statement on technology observations from Peter Cochrane.
    In a submission to Ofcom's Independent Audit of Spectrum Holdings, Peter Cochrane says:
    The future is far more likely to be dominated by the small/individual user rather than the giant corporation - and in both realms the opportunity for making more money from spectrum sales/renting will most likely diminish with time - the real wealth will be generated by the freedom to move bits and provide services that service and support business.
    Open Spectrum UK comments:


    Deletions:
    Looking forward to debate on Future Wireless, Open Spectrum UK has permission to publish a statement on technology observations from Peter Cochrane. In a submission to Ofcom's Independent Audit of Spectrum Holdings, Peter Cochrane says:

    The future is far more likely to be dominated by the small/individual user rather than the giant corporation - and in both realms the opportunity for making more money from spectrum sales/renting will most likely diminish with time - the real wealth will be generated by the freedom to move bits and provide services that service and support business.

  • FUTURE WIRELESS? Some industry and technology observations from Peter Cochrane Looking forward to debate on Future Wireless, Open Spectrum UK has permission to publish the following statement on technology observations from Peter Cochrane.
    Context: Ofcom- Independent Audit of Spectrum Holdings (IASH, or Cave Audit of Spectrum Holdings)
    See the IASH website here, from which the following overview is taken:
    The Chancellor announced in his December 2004 Pre-Budget Report that Professor Martin Cave would conduct a comprehensive independent Audit of Spectrum Holdings (IASH), with the aim of releasing the maximum amount of spectrum to the market and increasing opportunities for the development of innovative new services.
    The public sector is the single biggest user of UK radio spectrum, with many holdings dating back to a time of limited demand and relatively unsophisticated technologies. The IASH has been established to determine the scope for increased commercial access to this spectrum to meet the growing demand for new wireless services. It builds on the principles set out in Martin Caves 2002 Review of Radio Spectrum Management, which set out the rationale for allocating the spectrum through market processes but did not examine specific spectrum allocations in any detail. As a result of the 2002 Review Ofcom is currently implementing spectrum liberalisation for private sector spectrum, to increase efficiency and innovation. However in some some cases, especially in the public sector, spectrum liberalisation alone cannot deliver optimal allocation into the future.
    In July the Audit team issued a consultation document (which can by accessed through the link on the left of this page). Responses were invited by 1st September and can be accessed under the Responses section of this website. The Audit's final report will be published in advance of the Pre Budget Report 2005.
    Submission to the Ofcom Independent Audit of Spectrum Holdings (IASH):
    Peter Cochrane, Some industry and technology observations (9 July 2005)
    1. A raft of new (high speed m-processor) technologies will see more spread spectrum systems at lower prices.
    2. At the same time there will be more and more services and applications than ever before with short range usage becoming largely dominant.
    3. Power, multi-path (MIMO), diversity, interference management will become far more sophisticated.
    4. Interference will increasingly become a non-issue.
    5. DIY wireless systems will overtake the professionals.
    6. The public, and companies, will increasingly be prepared to just do it no matter what!
    7. Most of the spectrum most of the time isn't used.
    8. The ultimate adaptation will come within the next 10 years with software defined radios + adaptable antennas + free spectrum searching.
    9. The future is far more likely to be dominated by the small/individual user rather than the giant corporation - and in both realms the opportunity for making more money from spectrum sales/renting will most likely diminish with time - the real wealth will be generated by the freedom to move bits and provide services that service and support business.
    This all leads to the notion of a band free future, or at least a vast relaxation of banding top down with far looser definitions and control. It is feasible to start with all frequencies above 60GHz and slowly migrate down toward 1 - 10 GHz.
    There is also now a good case for new applications and services operating at or below the noise level of all existing channels from 1MHz to 30GHz (including radio & TV broadcast) for short range data applications.
    The equipment to do all of this is under development and will be available within the decade. If we do nothing it will just happen anyway!
    Peter Cochrane.
    Open Spectrum UK comment: An open wireless future beyond bands?
    Peter Cochrane's industry and technology observations on wireless technology trends highlight a future wireless world beyond the current regulatory mindset.
    For the emergent technology paradigm of shared spectrum use across bands, moves beyond the traditional spectrum management policy model for the regulation of the radio spectrum according to bands.
    Hence Peter Cochrane's industry and technology observations inject some "uncommon sense" into the Ofcom spectrum policy review, the Independent Audit of Spectrum Holdings. Informed public debate upon the strategic national resource of the radio spectrum has been conspicuous by its absence, as witness the Ofcom Spectrum Framework Review earlier this year which raised little press attention.
    The future horizon promises a ubiquitous IP communications environment of instant access and innovative business and everyday uses, with wireless playing a key role in the brave new converged world.
    Perhaps the time is ripe for a fresh audit of regulatory thinking, to re-assess the technology, economic, and public policy tools for spectrum management policy. Perhaps also to engage wider public debate upon the strategic national resource of the radio spectrum, "The Invisible Wealth of Nations".
    Open spectrum UK argues for a healthy mix of the commercial and the public interest, of licensed and licence-exempt access to the radio spectrum, to deliver an open future for wireless in which innovation and creativity thrive.
    Note: Celebrated technology futurist Peter Cochrane, BT's former Chief Technologist and co-founder of ConceptLabs, publishes a regular column in silicon.com entitled Peter Cochrane's Uncommon Sense Blog here. See his latest book Uncommon Sense : Out of the Box Thinking for An In the Box World here.



    Edited on 2005-10-25 10:56:23 by JohnWilson

    Additions:
    See the Cybersalon website for details of the 4 October 2005 conference FUTURE WIRELESS:practical.discourse.creative at the Science Museum's Dana Centre, London: event outline here and programme here
    Looking forward to debate on Future Wireless, Open Spectrum UK has permission to publish a statement on technology observations from Peter Cochrane. In a submission to Ofcom's Independent Audit of Spectrum Holdings, Peter Cochrane says:

    The future is far more likely to be dominated by the small/individual user rather than the giant corporation - and in both realms the opportunity for making more money from spectrum sales/renting will most likely diminish with time - the real wealth will be generated by the freedom to move bits and provide services that service and support business.

    Further: FutureWireless
  • FUTURE WIRELESS? Some industry and technology observations from Peter Cochrane See the Cybersalon website for details of the 4 October 2005 conference FUTURE WIRELESS:practical.discourse.creative at the Science Museum's Dana Centre, London: event outline here and programme here
    Looking forward to debate on Future Wireless, Open Spectrum UK has permission to publish the following statement on technology observations from Peter Cochrane.

    Deletions:
    Looking forward to debate on Future Wireless, at the Cybersalon & Open Spectrum UK day conference at the Science Museum's Dana Centre, London, 4 October 2005, Open Spectrum UK has permission to publish the following technology observations from Peter Cochrane.
    See the Cybersalon website for the FUTURE WIRELESS:practical.discourse.creative conference details: event outline here and programme here




    Edited on 2005-10-01 11:27:19 by JohnWilson

    Additions:
    Context: Ofcom- Independent Audit of Spectrum Holdings (IASH, or Cave Audit of Spectrum Holdings)

    Deletions:
    Context: Ofcom- Independent Audit of Spectrum Holdings (IASH)



    Edited on 2005-09-30 11:45:22 by JohnWilson

    Additions:
    - FUTURE WIRELESS? Some industry and technology observations from Peter Cochrane(posted 30 September 2005)
    Looking forward to debate on Future Wireless, at the Cybersalon & Open Spectrum UK day conference at the Science Museum's Dana Centre, London, 4 October 2005, Open Spectrum UK has permission to publish the following technology observations from Peter Cochrane.
    See the Cybersalon website for the FUTURE WIRELESS:practical.discourse.creative conference details: event outline here and programme here
    Context: Ofcom- Independent Audit of Spectrum Holdings (IASH)
    See the IASH website here, from which the following overview is taken:
    The Chancellor announced in his December 2004 Pre-Budget Report that Professor Martin Cave would conduct a comprehensive independent Audit of Spectrum Holdings (IASH), with the aim of releasing the maximum amount of spectrum to the market and increasing opportunities for the development of innovative new services.
    The public sector is the single biggest user of UK radio spectrum, with many holdings dating back to a time of limited demand and relatively unsophisticated technologies. The IASH has been established to determine the scope for increased commercial access to this spectrum to meet the growing demand for new wireless services. It builds on the principles set out in Martin Caves 2002 Review of Radio Spectrum Management, which set out the rationale for allocating the spectrum through market processes but did not examine specific spectrum allocations in any detail. As a result of the 2002 Review Ofcom is currently implementing spectrum liberalisation for private sector spectrum, to increase efficiency and innovation. However in some some cases, especially in the public sector, spectrum liberalisation alone cannot deliver optimal allocation into the future.
    In July the Audit team issued a consultation document (which can by accessed through the link on the left of this page). Responses were invited by 1st September and can be accessed under the Responses section of this website. The Audit's final report will be published in advance of the Pre Budget Report 2005.
    Submission to the Ofcom Independent Audit of Spectrum Holdings (IASH):
    Peter Cochrane, Some industry and technology observations (9 July 2005)
    1. A raft of new (high speed m-processor) technologies will see more spread spectrum systems at lower prices.
    2. At the same time there will be more and more services and applications than ever before with short range usage becoming largely dominant.
    3. Power, multi-path (MIMO), diversity, interference management will become far more sophisticated.
    4. Interference will increasingly become a non-issue.
    5. DIY wireless systems will overtake the professionals.
    6. The public, and companies, will increasingly be prepared to just do it no matter what!
    7. Most of the spectrum most of the time isn't used.
    8. The ultimate adaptation will come within the next 10 years with software defined radios + adaptable antennas + free spectrum searching.
    9. The future is far more likely to be dominated by the small/individual user rather than the giant corporation - and in both realms the opportunity for making more money from spectrum sales/renting will most likely diminish with time - the real wealth will be generated by the freedom to move bits and provide services that service and support business.
    This all leads to the notion of a band free future, or at least a vast relaxation of banding top down with far looser definitions and control. It is feasible to start with all frequencies above 60GHz and slowly migrate down toward 1 - 10 GHz.
    There is also now a good case for new applications and services operating at or below the noise level of all existing channels from 1MHz to 30GHz (including radio & TV broadcast) for short range data applications.
    The equipment to do all of this is under development and will be available within the decade. If we do nothing it will just happen anyway!
    Peter Cochrane.
    Open Spectrum UK comment: An open wireless future beyond bands?
    Peter Cochrane's industry and technology observations on wireless technology trends highlight a future wireless world beyond the current regulatory mindset.
    For the emergent technology paradigm of shared spectrum use across bands, moves beyond the traditional spectrum management policy model for the regulation of the radio spectrum according to bands.
    Hence Peter Cochrane's industry and technology observations inject some "uncommon sense" into the Ofcom spectrum policy review, the Independent Audit of Spectrum Holdings. Informed public debate upon the strategic national resource of the radio spectrum has been conspicuous by its absence, as witness the Ofcom Spectrum Framework Review earlier this year which raised little press attention.
    The future horizon promises a ubiquitous IP communications environment of instant access and innovative business and everyday uses, with wireless playing a key role in the brave new converged world.
    Perhaps the time is ripe for a fresh audit of regulatory thinking, to re-assess the technology, economic, and public policy tools for spectrum management policy. Perhaps also to engage wider public debate upon the strategic national resource of the radio spectrum, "The Invisible Wealth of Nations".
    Open spectrum UK argues for a healthy mix of the commercial and the public interest, of licensed and licence-exempt access to the radio spectrum, to deliver an open future for wireless in which innovation and creativity thrive.
    Note: Celebrated technology futurist Peter Cochrane, BT's former Chief Technologist and co-founder of ConceptLabs, publishes a regular column in silicon.com entitled Peter Cochrane's Uncommon Sense Blog here. See his latest book Uncommon Sense : Out of the Box Thinking for An In the Box World here.




    Edited on 2005-09-28 15:39:22 by JohnWilson

    Additions:
    - FUTURE WIRELESS:practical.discourse.creative - Speakers confirmed for the discourse.wireless track(posted 28 September 2005)
    See the Cybersalon website for event details here and here
    discourse.wireless Sessions:
    WIRELESS ECOLOGIES: BROADBAND BRITAIN?
    Convenor: John Wilson, Open Spectrum UK
    * We focus upon three leading UK wireless broadband deployments at the community, regional and national levels, to explore wireless and the evolving communications landscape ecology.
    * We also engage global expertise to explore our Future Wireless theme, as BT are a member of the WiMax consortium and Peter Cochrane is a celebrated technology futurist (and former CTO for BT).
    Presentations:
    2.45-4.00pm - discourse.wireless
    Daniel Heery (Alston Cybermoor) - Community, Broadband and Narrowcast
    Barry Eaton (Anglesey Connected) - Building a Regional Broadband Network

    5-6.00pm - SuperNode Keynotes
    Ian Robinson (Head of Emerging Products, BT) - BT and WiMax
    Peter Cochrane (ConceptLabs) - Future Wireless? Technology, Regulation & Society
    Giles Lane (Proboscis) - Social Tapestries: Public authoring in the Wireless City


    WIRELESS HORIZONS PANEL
    7.00-8.15pm - WIRELESS HORIZONS PANEL SESSION 1, Presentations & Audience Q&A
    Provocateur: John Wilson (OpenSpectrumUK)
    Panelists:
    Dooeun Choi (Arts Center Nabi)
    Peter Cochrane (Concept Labs)
    Robert Horvitz (Open Spectrum Foundation)
    Adam Hyde (radioqualia)
    Tapio Mkel (HIIT/m-cult)
    Francis McKee (Glasgow Centre for Contemporary Art)
    Ian Robinson (BT)
    Marc Tuters (University South California)

  • 8.45-10.00pm - WIRELESS HORIZONS PANEL SESSION 2, Presentations & Audience Q&A
    See the Cybersalon website for event details here and here

    Deletions:
    - FUTURE WIRELESS:practical.discourse.creative - Speakers confirmed for the discourse.wireless track(posted 23 September 2005)
    See the Cybersalon website for event details here
    WIRELESS ECOLOGIES: BROADBAND BRITAIN?
    Convenor
    * John Wilson, Open Spectrum UK
    Presentations
    * Daniel Heery (Alston Cybermoor) - Community, Broadband and Narrowcast
    * Barry Eaton (Anglesey Connected) - Building a Regional Broadband Network
    * Ian Robinson (Head of Emerging Products, BT) - BT and WiMax
    * Peter Cochrane (ConceptLabs) - Future Wireless? Technology, Regulation, Society
    * We focus upon three leading UK wireless broadband deployments at the community, regional and national levels, to explore wireless and the evolving communications landscape ecology.
    * We also engage global expertise to explore our Future Wireless theme, as BT are a member of the WiMax consortium and Peter Cochrane is a celebrated technology futurist (and former CTO for BT).
    See the Cybersalon website for event details here




    Oldest known version of this page was edited on 2005-09-23 14:21:42 by JohnWilson []
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    Open Spectrum UK is an ad hoc coalition of non-profit organisations engaged in community wireless networking and the promotion of license-free access to the public airwaves. The availability of spectrum for license-exempt use has enabled us to develop cost-effective, user-owned networks to provide Internet access and localised information services for the benefit of many thousands of UK residents (January 2005).

    Read more on the aims of Open Spectrum UK here



    News




    Future Wireless conference - a day of presentation, demonstration, practical workshop, artistic intervention and debate to demonstrate and probe the nature, impact and potential of the wireless Internet, mobile telecommunications and other radio-based technologies. Future Wireless is the lastest in a series of collaborative events with Open Spectrum UK, a coalition of non-profit organisations engaged in community wireless networking and the advocacy of licence-exempt access to radio spectrum - as part of NODE.London's autumn '05 season

    Speakers are now confirmed for the discourse.wireless track:

    WIRELESS ECOLOGIES: BROADBAND BRITAIN?

    Convenor
    * John Wilson, Open Spectrum UK

    Presentations
    * Daniel Heery (Alston Cybermoor) - Community, Broadband and Narrowcast
    * Barry Eaton (Anglesey Connected) - Building a Regional Broadband Network
    * Ian Robinson (Head of Emerging Products, BT) - BT and WiMax
    * Peter Cochrane (ConceptLabs) - Future Wireless? Technology, Regulation, Society

    Emerging wireless broadband technologies have been deployed in the UK in recent years as an innovative first mile/last mile solution for remote and rural areas. And with the current hype surrounding WiMax, wireless is poised to transform the coverage map across all geographies to deliver the vision of Broadband Britian. Join our experts in this unique reflection upon where we've come from and where we're heading on the "Broadband Britain" journey.

    * We focus upon three leading UK wireless broadband deployments at the community, regional and national levels, to explore wireless and the evolving communications landscape ecology.

    * We also engage global expertise to explore our Future Wireless theme, as BT are a member of the WiMax consortium and Peter Cochrane is a celebrated technology futurist (and former CTO for BT).

    * Join us in our discursive enquiry into such issues as Wireless Broadband- DIY or DIFM? (do-it-yourself or do-it-for-me?) Broadcast or narrowcast? Spectrum, The Invisible Wealth of Nations?


  • Announcing FUTURE WIRELESS:practical.discourse.creative
    At the Science Museum's Dana Centre, London, 4 October 2005 (posted 24 August 2005)

  • Future Wireless conference - a day of presentation, demonstration, practical workshop, artistic intervention and debate to demonstrate and probe the nature, impact and potential of the wireless Internet, mobile telecommunications and other radio-based technologies. Future Wireless is the lastest in a series of collaborative events with Open Spectrum UK, a coalition of non-profit organisations engaged in community wireless networking and the advocacy of licence-exempt access to radio spectrum - as part of NODE.London's autumn '05 season

    See the Cybersalon website for event details here



    Update 2 Sept 2005: Ofcom announcement- For information: a new publication has been added to the website of the Independent Audit of Spectrum Holdings. The Audit, being carried out by Professor Martin Cave, commissioned a report from consultants Analysys Mason on future commercial demand for spectrum as background information for the Audit. This study is published on the Audit's website today and can be found at www.spectrumaudit.org.uk under "News". It makes scenario-based demand projections focusing on the next 10 years but extending to 20 years, for cellular, fixed link, broadband wireless access, satellite and terrestrial TV broadcasting services, and concentrating on the major uses and users of the spectrum below 15GHz.

    Extract from UK Treasury press release: 7 July 2005

    Professor Martin Cave today invited views on issues that he will address in his Independent Audit of Spectrum Holdings, which focuses primarily on public sector holdings. These issues are set out in a consultation document and interested parties are encouraged to respond to the issues raised, which indicate the proposed direction of the Audit.

    The radio spectrum is a valuable, finite resource. In the 2004 Pre-Budget Report, the Chancellor of the Exchequer commissioned an Independent Audit of Spectrum Holdings. The Audit is focusing on bands below 15GHz used by the public sector and fixed links and concentrating on those with the most potential for use by commercial organisations. Professor Martin Cave was asked to investigate whether these frequencies are being used as efficiently as possible and to review the effectiveness of incentives for making efficient use of spectrum.

    Professor Martin Cave said:

    Radio spectrum is a valuable resource. The public sector is the largest user of this resource, for which there has been - and is likely to continue to be growing commercial demand. It is therefore important to ensure that effective use is being made of these holdings. The introduction of market mechanisms into spectrum management will introduce both challenges and opportunities for the public sector. These need to be addressed, and mechanisms put in place to incentivise efficient use of these major holdings, now and in the future, while safeguarding the operation of essential security and safety of life services. I would encourage all those with an interest in these issues public sector uses and those commercial users who might benefit from the changes we are suggesting to contribute to this consultation.

    The closing date for responses is 1st September 2005. Professor Cave will publish his recommendations and Final Report ahead of the Pre-Budget Report 2005.




    28|06|05 | Ofcom approach to spectrum management |
    Ofcom today published the conclusion of its Spectrum Framework Review, setting out its approach to the future management of radio spectrum in the UK. The Review advocates a market-led approach, in contrast to the previous regime under which the regulator decided the type of organisation that should have access to specific parts of the spectrum, and how they should be used. Ofcoms proposals were subject to public consultation and were broadly supported by stakeholders. - Full press release here

    • Press coverage:

    29 June 2005 | Dugie Standeford | Communications Daily (Washington, USA) | a subscription news service: www.warren-news.com | Reproduced with permission of Warren Communications News

    "The regulator envisions market forces will manage 72% of
    spectrum, while 7% will fall under license-exempt use, and the
    other 21% will be managed under current Ofcom approaches. The Open
    Spectrum Foundation, which lobbies for more radio bands for license
    exempt use, called Ofcom's decision disappointing. Ofcom 'made a few
    minor changes, like agreeing to periodic surveys of congestion in
    some of the unlicensed bands,' said Dir. Robert Horvitz. But it
    failed to understand its own statement that where use of particular
    equipment for wireless telegraphy isn't likely to cause harmful
    interference, that use must be exempt from license requirements, he
    said. Capping license-exempt spectrum at 800MHz or estimating how
    much of it is 'needed' is simply wrongheaded,' he said. Ofcom is
    required by law to justify the need for licensing, not license
    exemption, Horvitz said."

    Read More ...






    Bearing points for debate: Towards an Open Spectrum policy?

  • The reform of Spectrum Management Policy is one of the strategic issues for the Communications Agenda in the UK at present! Yet spectrum policy is below most people's radar- no pun intended.
  • We may say that the radio spectrum is rather a part of The Invisible Wealth of Nations. We need to engage wider public debate on the future of this strategic national resource.
  • Open Spectrum UK argues for a balance of the commercial and the public interest in access to and use of the radio spectrum.

  • Read More ...

  • Announcing Wireless Utopias 05: An Open Future for Spectrum?
    May 26th, 7-9pm at the Science Museum's Dana Centre. (posted April 26th 2005)

    Cybersalon and Open Spectrum UK host a unique debate on the future of wireless communications and the strategic prospects for utilising the radio spectrum. Put questions to a panel of leading International experts and Ofcom representatives who will discuss the big issues of technology, regulation and society. Part of the Wireless London initiative.

  • The context for this second event in the Wireless Utopias series is Ofcom's Spectrum Framework Review, and we explore wireless utopias from the open market to open spectrum. The radio spectrum is a part of The Invisible Wealth of Nations, and we need to engage wider public debate. Is the radio spectrum a common public good and global resource, or a commodity subject to the discipline of the market place?

    Programme details and speakers to be announced shortly. See the Cybersalon website for registration and Venue details.


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