Mobile Future

New Study Finds Heightened Investments, Jobs with Reassignment of Spectrum to Mobile Broadband

A new study released by Mobile Future, David Sosa, Ph. D and Marc Van Audenrode, Ph.D of the Analysis Group explores how reassigning spectrum for mobile broadband can play a crucial role in boosting the nation’s economy.  The report,Private-Sector Investment and Employment Impacts of Reassigning Spectrum to Mobile Broadband in the United States reveals that reassigning 300 MHz of spectrum to mobile broadband over five years will spur $75 billion in new capital spending, create more than 300,000 jobs and $230 billion in additional GDP.  The release of an additional 200 MHz of new spectrum after five years will create an additional 200,000 jobs and increase GDP by an additional $155 billion.

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