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Letter to FCC Regarding Proposal to Limit Incentive Auction Participants

May 2, 2014

Excerpt: One goal of the incentive auction legislation was to bring market forces, via auctions, to bear on the question of how best to allocate spectrum resources. A pure market-based approach would allow all qualified bidders to freely bid on spectrum licenses, thereby determining whether broadcasting or commercial wireless is the highest economic use of the spectrum. The Commission’s proposed methodology would substitute these market mechanisms with market manipulation, artificially limiting supply to generate faux demand."

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