Ex-FCC commissioner Copps addresses unused spectrum, frequency allocations

Michael Copps, a former FCC commissioner, is arguing for a complete inventory of U.S. spectrum assets, saying, "I don't think anybody in the United States has very much of a clue exactly how much spectrum is lying fallow." Copps, who made his comments during an interview for the C-SPAN series The Communicators, also addressed a number of topics concerning the wireless industry and TV broadcasting. He called for rapid action on the FCC's planned incentive auctions but expressed concern about how the commission is going about refarming spectrum to make it available for wireless communications. See more of Copps' comments in this article.