Authorised Shared Access (ASA): An Innovative Model of Pro-Competitive Spectrum Management

42 Pages Posted: 12 Nov 2012

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Pier Luigi Parcu

European University Institute - Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (RSCAS); Florence School of Regulation - Communications and Media Area

Antonio Nicita

University of Siena - Department of Economics

Giorgio Corda

Studio Economico

Maria Alessandra Rossi

University of Siena

Laura Ferrari Bravo

University of Rome

Date Written: May 1, 2011

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Parcu, Pier Luigi and Nicita, Antonio and Corda, Giorgio and Rossi, Maria Alessandra and Ferrari Bravo, Laura, Authorised Shared Access (ASA): An Innovative Model of Pro-Competitive Spectrum Management (May 1, 2011). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2174518 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2174518

Pier Luigi Parcu

European University Institute - Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (RSCAS) ( email )

Villa La Fonte, via delle Fontanelle 18
50016 San Domenico di Fiesole
Florence, Florence 50014
Italy

Florence School of Regulation - Communications and Media Area ( email )

Florence
Italy

Antonio Nicita (Contact Author)

University of Siena - Department of Economics ( email )

Piazza S. Francesco, 7
Siena, I-53100
Italy

Giorgio Corda

Studio Economico ( email )

www.studioeconomico.it
Rome
Italy

Maria Alessandra Rossi

University of Siena ( email )

Piazza S. Francesco, 7
Siena, I-53100
Italy

Laura Ferrari Bravo

University of Rome ( email )

Piazzale Aldo Moro 5
Roma, Rome 00185
Italy

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