Network World: Why the House spectrum bill should be ditched: Q&A with Reed Hundt

Network World: Former Federal Communications Commission chairman Reed Hundt made waves this week when he called the House spectrum auction legislation "the single worst telecom bill" he's seen.

The legislation, which would severely restrict the FCC's ability to place conditions on spectrum auctions, is seen as a non-starter in the Senate where a bipartisan group of senators including John Kerry (D - Mass.) and Jerry Moran (R - Kan.) have signaled strong opposition to the House approach to authorizing spectrum auctions. In this interview, we ask Hundt to outline his major objections to the House bill and describe what he would do differently to make more spectrum available.

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