FCC Chairman switches tablet, but his line remains the same
While the head honcho at the FCC has switched up his smartphones before, he had always used an Apple iPad to deliver a speech. Asked about his experience with the Samsung tablet, Genachowski said it was seamless. As far as the content of his speech went, the Chairman once again called for Congress to quickly auction off spectrum while giving the FCC the option of keeping some of the spectrum open for unlicensed purposes.
high quality spectrum near the 700MHz band used today by carriers for 4G service.
With the wireless industry needing more frequencies, earlier this year the FCC Chairman asked Congress to let the wireless industry buy spectrum from television broadcasters. At the time, Genachowski said that the only thing that would help mobile carriers meet the heavy demand for service is more spectrum.