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Spectrum Management: FCC's Licensing Approach in the 11, 18, and 23 Gigahertz Bands Currently Supports Spectrum Availability and Efficiency
GAO-13-78R: Published: Nov 20, 2012. Publicly Released: Nov 20, 2012.
FCC has generally ensured the availability of licenses and encouraged the efficient use of spectrum through its various regulations. Specifically, stakeholders noted that the Commission's rules on frequency coordination, buildout requirements, and operating requirements each ensure availability of licenses and encourage efficient use of spectrum. First, FCC's requirement to coordinate new links wi...
Industrial Development Bonds
RCED-92-247R: Published: Jul 24, 1992. Publicly Released: Aug 24, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on small issue industrial development bonds (IDB), issued by state or local governments to help private companies finance the construction or expansion of small manufacturing projects. GAO noted that: (1) the federal government forgoes about $2 billion annually in tax revenue for IDB interest, which is tax exempt; (2) in 1991, states is...