22 maj: Markedsoversigt: Topdanmark belønnet mens renten kravlede op
23 maj: Selskabernes forventninger - onsdag den 23 maj
22-05-2012 19:03:00

FCC Chairman: Government Airwaves Could Be Answer To Spectrum Crunch

Relateret indhold

By William Launder

Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES

BOSTON -(Dow Jones)- The U.S. could consider addressing the country's shortage of airwaves for mobile telecommunications by re-licensing government-held spectrum for commercial use, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission said Tuesday.

"We have to do things like look harder and more carefully at government spectrum," and look for "innovative ways" to share airwaves between the private and public sector, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski said at a cable industry conference in Boston.

Mobile operators are increasingly seeking deals to acquire more spectrum from each other and from cable operators, in an attempt to meet consumers' surging demand for broadband-intensive video-streaming services on mobile devices and tablets like Apple Inc.'s (AAPL) iPad.

Genachowski said the spectrum crunch was the positive result of an entrepreneurial economy that resulted in the popularity of bandwidth-intensive applications available to consumers. Mobile congestion is "in the category of problems you want to have," he said, adding that foreign regulators are increasingly "envious of what they see in the U.S. in terms of broadband innovation."

The FCC chairman also pointed to new efforts by cable operators to introduce usage-based pricing as a "completely appropriate" step to meet consumers' needs.

Comcast Corp. (CMCSA, CMCSK), the country's largest cable operator by subscribers, last week began experimenting with a usage-based pricing model. Time Warner Cable Inc. (TWC) also is testing a flexible usage plan, after an initial foray into usage-based pricing was canceled several years ago because of customer concerns about overcharges.

Genachowski conceded that the current regulation for the television industry could need updating to better address the new dynamics surrounding programming fees and other costs associated with distributing television content.

"The creators of programming have the right to charge for carriage of their content," Genachowski said. But "there are questions about if that framework is addressing some of issues that are coming up now."

Disputes about the consistent rate hikes that TV programmers levy on distributors are resulting in a growing list of network blackouts when distributors and programmers fail to reach an agreement on price.

-By William Launder, Dow Jones Newswires; 212-416-3412; william.launder@dowjones.com

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

May 22, 2012 13:03 ET (17:03 GMT)

Copyright (c) 2012 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.

Opret kommentar

Relateret debat

  • 1 uge
  • 1 måned
  • 1 År
24 maj
AAPL
Facts er normalt et mere validt grundlag end tro :) http://www.cnet.com/news/iphone-6-earns-apple-h..
2
24 maj
AAPL
Ved ikke om, du har noteret at P.t. afspejler prisen på AAPL en forward P/E på ca. 11. S&P snit er c..
2
25 maj
AAPL
Mærkeligt at de vækster så sindsygt vildt - når det hele er så elendigt.....
1
25 maj
AAPL
Taastrup. Det er mit indtryk, at du ikke tilhører gruppen af fantastisk heldige mennesker, der i 198..
1

Fondsbørsmeddelelser

Kraftigt aktiehug til amerikansk ur- og smykkeproducent - KORR

27-05-2015 16:23:46
KORR: Valutemedvind rettet til valutamodvind i tredjesidste afsnitAmerikanske Michael Kors, der producerer og sælger luksusure, tasker og smykker, der er til at..

Vestas/S&P Capital: Løfter anbefaling og kursmål

27-05-2015 12:31:05
Den danske vindmøllekoncern Vestas får får hævet anbefalingen hos det amerikanske finanshus S&P Capital til "hold" fra "sælg". Samtidig skruer amerikanerne mark..

Aktier/åbning: Nordea stjæler billedet i grønt marked

27-05-2015 09:13:30
Den nordiske storbank Nordea tager fokus på et grønt dansk aktiemarked onsdag, efter at banken forud for handelsstart har fastsat finansielle mål for perioden 2..

Mest læste nyheder

  • 24 timer
  • 48 timer
  • 1 uge
1
Vestas/S&P Capital: Løfter anbefaling og kursmål
2
Aktier/tendens: Vestas og Nordea tager fokus i stille marked
3
Aktier/middag: Novozymes sendt til tops af schweizisk storbank
4
AaB er i forhandlinger med udenlandsk klub om Nicolaj Thomsen
5
Atlantic Petroleum er voldsomt presset af den lavere oliepris

Relaterede aktiekurser

Vodafone Group PLC ORD U.. 251,68 0,4% Stigning i aktiekurs
Apple Inc 132,15 2,0% Stigning i aktiekurs
Armadale Capital PLC ORD.. 0,02 -11,5% Fald i aktiekurs
AT&T Inc 34,96 0,8% Stigning i aktiekurs
Sprint Corporation 4,70 -0,6% Fald i aktiekurs
Verizon Communications I.. 49,49 0,1% Stigning i aktiekurs
Comcast Corporation- Cla.. 59,30 1,2% Stigning i aktiekurs
Cablevision Systems Corp 25,45 -1,6% Fald i aktiekurs
Time Warner Cable Inc 183,47 -0,1% Fald i aktiekurs
Charter Communications I.. 177,28 -1,4% Fald i aktiekurs
Vodafone Group PLC- Amer.. 38,66 0,0% Stigning i aktiekurs
Comcast Corporation- Cla.. 58,86 1,2% Stigning i aktiekurs
Verizon Communications C.. 49,39 -0,1% Fald i aktiekurs
Deutsche Telekom 16,08 0,0% Aktiekurs uændret
Verizon Comm 34,91 1,6% Stigning i aktiekurs

Køb- og salgsanbefalinger

  • Trend
  • Pengemaskinen

Copyright Euroinvestor A/S 2015  Disclaimer Privatlivspolitik
Aktieinformation leveres af Interactive Data.
Data er forsinket 15-20 minutter iht. de enkelte børsers regler om videredistribution.
 
27. maj 2015 19:53:29
(UTC+01:00) Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris
Version: LiveBranchBuild_20150519.1 - EUROWEB6 - 2015-05-27 19:53:29 - 2015-05-27 19:53:29 - 1 - Website: OKAY

Når du besøger Euroinvestor.dk accepterer du, at der anvendes cookies, som vi og vores samarbejdspartnere benytter til funktionalitet, statistik og markedsføring. Læs mere om cookies på Euroinvestor.dk her

x