TWC: Major Wireless Spectrum Increases Needed

Oct. 10, 2013
Time Warner Cable (NYSE:TWC) announced the publication of a research report that discusses the need to better address the effects that the growth of WiFi consumer demand is having on existing unlicensed spectrum allocations. The new report, the latest publicatio...
Time Warner Cable (NYSE:TWC) announced the publication of a research report that discusses the need to better address the effects that the growth of WiFi consumer demand is having on existing unlicensed spectrum allocations. The new report, the latest publication from Time Warner Cable's Research Program on Digital Communications, concludes that advancing a national goal of seamless and affordable mobile device connectivity will require an enormous increase in the availability of both licensed and unlicensed spectrum capacity.In a statement, Fernando Laguarda, director of the program and vice president for external affairs and policy counselor at Time Warner Cable, said in part: "This report helps explain the role of unlicensed spectrum in broadband markets and makes a case for balanced spectrum policy to address the growing demand for mobile, data-intensive applications. We look forward to learning from this work and making further contributions to the communications and technology policy debate."

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