Making Waves in Wireless
Historically, each economic era was based upon
natural resources and the transportation of goods.
For example, in the 19th century wealth was created from
land, sailing and
steamships and railroads. In the
20th Century, wealth was created from oil and
And now, in the 21st Century wealth is created from
spectrum, otherwise known as the airwaves,
personal computers, mobile communication
handsets and other devices.
We congratulate Tom Wheeler on his FCC nomination.
At any moment, President Obama is expected to nominate Mr. Tom
Wheeler as the new Chairman of the Federal Communications
We pause today on the 40th anniversary of the first
cellular telephone call ever placed and congratulate Mr. Cooper on
being awarded the 2013 Marconi Prize for his revolutionary
contribution to wireless telecommunications.
Back in the early 1900s, the first
BBBs were called "Vigilance Committees" or Advertising Clubs. Their
purpose was to correct advertising abuses, to ensure that consumers
weren't presented with misinformation.
Smartcomm Granted 700 MHz Spectrum Licenses