Looking Ahead: Mobile Growth and Spectrum

From commerce to gaming, healthcare to education, technology is going mobile at an unprecedented rate with the growth of the smartphone and tablet markets. Earlier this year, Cisco predicted that monthly global mobile data traffic will surpass 10 exabytes in 2016, with over 10 billion mobile-connected devices on the planet. How should technologists and policy leaders prepare for that kind of growth? This panel will discuss the demand for mobile broadband, the availability of spectrum and strategies for ensuring that mobile innovation continues to flourish.
  • Steve Wildstrom, Co-founder and Columnist, Tech.pinions
  • Rebecca Hanson, Senior Advisor, Broadcast Spectrum, FCC
  • Larry Irving, President, Irving Group
  • Ed Schmit, Director, Developer Program, AT&T
Recorded at Tech Policy Summit June 7, 2012, Napa, CA