Auctions of licenses to use the radio spectrum conducted by the FCC from 1994-98 will yield $27 billion in receipts to the U.S. treasury. The initial success has generated interest in the use of auctions to raise additional receipts and enhance the value of the spectrum to society. This study examines the results of the initial FCC auctions, the general outlook for future auctions, and the applicability of auctions to the intro. of digital broadcast TV. It also considers the prospects for using auctions and other market mechanisms not only in assigning licenses to specific users, but also in allocating frequencies to different uses. Charts and tables.Doing so, however, would require detailed data on the location and range of the analog and digital TV broadcasters that overlay licensees would have to work around during the transition. Economic Efficiency. By speeding the introduction of anbsp;...
|Title||:||Where Do We Go from Here?|
|Author||:||Coleman Bazelon, Coleman Bazelon Perry Beider David Moore, Perry Beider, David Moore|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 1997-07-01|