Is There A Wireless Spectrum Crisis?
Julius Genachowski, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, is worried. Not today, or even this year, but soon, he thinks the United States won’t be able to meet the demand for broadband wireless data. “The biggest threat to the future of mobile in America is the looming spectrum crisis,” he told a wireless conference earlier this month.
You should be worried, too—or, at the least, be paying attention. Mobile data will be an increasingly important piece of the enterprise IT architecture, and also part of more products that companies provide. CIOs need to identify network-centric trouble spots today, as new wireless opportunities arise and well before anything resembling a “crisis” hits.