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In The News | Fortune Magazine | Doug Smith | April 21, 2017

Op-Ed: Investments In Digital Infrastructure Can Spur U.S. Jobs Growth

Op-Ed by Doug Smith, President and CEO of Ligado Networks

For years, U.S. government leaders in rare bipartisan chorus have called for more wireless spectrum to fuel American innovation. It is time to turn talk into action.

Spectrum – the radio frequencies used to transmit information to and from mobile devices – is a vital resource and part of our national infrastructure. Yet it sometimes sits idle when it could be fueling the high-tech economy in a competitive, open environment to keep America’s global leadership in wireless innovation. American industry is ready to put underused spectrum to work for new technologies that will add billions to the U.S. economy and create hundreds of thousands of jobs.

Read the full op-ed at Fortune Magazine.