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Display results by tag: spectrum

  • A new spectrum observatory in Brussels: providing data to inform policy decisions

    Jim Beveridge Director of International Technology Affairs - 28 Jan. 2013

    Every day the number of devices connected to wireless internet creeps closer to the 1 billion mark. The radio spectrum currently available for wireless internet is getting strained, access points and base stations are becoming overloaded and prices for consumers are rising. The new Microsoft Spectrum Observatory in Brussels shows that this does not have to be the case.


  • Across the spectrum: White Spaces are gaining momentum

    Jim Beveridge Director of International Technology Affairs - 23 Nov. 2012

    Everywhere you look from Europe, to Canada or Singapore, more efficient spectrum use is increasingly a global regulatory goal; with attention now shifting to what spectrum sharing can add to existing spectrum management options.


  • Building better broadband for Europe

    John Vassallo Vice President - EU Affairs - 24 April 2012

    Faced with economic malaise, Europe needs to fully harness all of its natural resources. One vital and valuable resource that remains underused is TV-band and other spectrum.


  • How TV White Spaces can bring broadband to all

    John Vassallo Vice President - EU Affairs - 26 June 2011

    Several of the EU’s biggest tech and media companies join together to explore use of TV white spaces spectrum to help meet the fast rising demand for broadband and therefore meet Europe 2020 targets for broadband coverage.


  • EVENT: EU Spectrum Policy , 13 April

    Thomas Myrup Kristensen Former Senior EU Policy Director - 04 April 2011

    On 13th April, Microsoft is hosting a roundtable event to discuss recent developments in spectrum policy and their impact on the ICT industry.