Authorised Shared Access (ASA): An Innovative Model of Pro-Competitive Spectrum Management
42 Pages Posted: 12 Nov 2012
Date Written: May 1, 2011
ASA is a regulatory framework that allows for licensed sharing of underutilised spectrum by a limited number of rights holders through an individual authorisation scheme. There is significant momentum for ASA can be implemented rapidly in Europe under the existing EU regulatory framework for electronic communications, taking advantage of actual technological options and meeting the rise of mobile broadband that is posing new challenges to Administrations worldwide. Through ASA, Europe has the opportunity to take the lead and to explore new paths of optimal spectrum exploitation, reaping the benefits of the mobile internet revolution for industry and consumers in Europe and globally.
Keywords: licensed spectrum sharing
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