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The purpose of the panel is to explore the complex relationship between public priorities, regulatory constraints and next generation radio technologies. These systems promise to transform access to spectrum for new entrants and may end up radically restructure the market. Thus, regulatory agencies must respond to their unique technical and operational features. At the same time, it is clear that regulatory requirements and their implied social preferences must shape the implementation and future directions of next generation radio technology.
Fadel Digham, National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA), Egypt
Reza Karimi, OFCOM, UK
Reiner Liebler, Federal Network Agency (BNetzA), Germany
Ruprecht Niepold, European Commission, Belgium
Douglas Sicker, Federal Communications Commission (FCC), USA
Moderator: Martin Weiss, University of Pittsburgh, USA