Shawn Chang on the Role of Unlicensed Spectrum in Driving Mobile Innovation

April 11, 2016

Written by Shawn Chang, EVOLVE Coalition Spokesperson Throughout my career working in technology policy, I’ve watched mobile innovation transform our world. From the smartphones in our pockets to the wearable fitness trackers, mobile innovation continues to transform our lives. Consumers rely on the newest mobile products, services, and apps not only to stay informed and […]


Mobile Future Echoes Importance of Permissionless Innovation

February 3, 2016

This week, Mobile Future, an association of cutting-edge technology and communications companies and a diverse group of non-profit organizations, released a paper titled “The Importance of Permissionless Innovation in Unlicensed Bands.”  The paper emphasizes the key role that the open regulatory framework for unlicensed spectrum played in establishing unlicensed spectrum as the space where innovators […]


Group of Neighbors Uses Unlicensed Spectrum to Create Their Own Internet Service

November 9, 2015

Island living isn’t always a paradise—especially when your Internet connection is slow and unreliable. On Orcas Island, one of the San Juan Islands in Washington State, residents were faced with broadband service that was not only slow, but often prone to outages and proven to be a major point of frustration for the Island’s population. […]