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Spectrum Policy Working Group

Led by: Bill Lehr (MIT)

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Traditional models for managing radio spectrum are incompatible a future that entails decentralized, distributed, and dynamic frameworks for sharing spectrum among devices, applications, network infrastructure, and end-users. Supporting the future wireless ecosystem will require new public/private institutional, legal, and market mechanisms. Our goal is to design practical solutions to facilitate the transition to a future where spectrum sharing is accomplished via markets rather than regulatory fiat — for a future with both flexible-licensed and open-access spectrum.

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