Solving Spectrum Gridlock: Reforms to Liberalize Radio Spectrum Management in Canada in the Face of Growing Scarcity
20 Pages Posted: 25 May 2010
Date Written: May 6, 2010
Canada lags other countries in solving the problem of spectrum scarcity amid rising demand driven by cellphones and other wireless products. In this study, the authors call for reforms to liberalize the allocation of spectrum in Canada with a market-based approach, to increase competition, for the benefit of consumers and other end users.
Keywords: Economic Growth and Innovation, radio spectrum, wireless technology, Industry Canada
JEL Classification: O38, 047, L96
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