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The future of wireless capacity to be discussed at FCC on Nov. 6

IEEE-USA MEDIA ADVISORY

The Future of Wireless Capacity to be Discussed at FCC on 6 November

WHAT: A seminar on "The Future of Wireless Capacity"

WHERE: Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 445 12th St. SW, Washington, D.C.

WHEN: Tuesday 6 November, 2:30 p.m.

SPEAKER: Dr. Arogyaswami Paulraj, Professor Emeritus, Stanford University, developer of multiple input-multiple output antenna technology that has been a key enabler of the mobile Internet and 4G wireless technology

WHY ATTEND: To learn how large recent growth in mobile broadband use has made spectrum issues increasingly important and controversial. The talk will address the basic options to achieve large increases in mobile wireless capacity:
1)Greater spectrum availability
2)More intensive spectrum use through more efficient technology and infrastructure

HOSTS: IEEE-USA and the FCC Office of Strategic Planning and Policy Analysis, in cooperation with the FCC Office of Engineering and Technology

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NOTE: FCC visitors should allow extra time to get to the meeting room. All guests must present a photo ID, receive a visitor's badge and call Chuck Needy from the lobby desk at 202-418-0855 for an escort. The seminar is open to the public and no reservations are needed.

CONTACT: Chris McManes, IEEE-USA Public Relations Manager:



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