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Hudson to Host Conference to Examine Competition in the Wireless Industry

Hudson Institute

WASHINGTON — Competition for wireless services is not a distant hypothetical concept for most Americans. More than 90% of all Americans use wireless phones; some of us have more than one wireless device. On television, on radio, in newspapers, and on the Internet, we are greeted with advertisements for wireless communications services. Many consumers upgrade their services every year or two to take advantage of better phones, new services, and lower prices.



Competition in the wireless industry is also examined by the Federal Communications Commission. Each year, the FCC prepares a report on competition in the wireless industry.

Hudson Institute’s Center for Economics of the Internet is hosting a seminar to discuss the actual state of competition in the wireless industry, how it is measured, and the consequences of measuring it badly. Professor Gerald Faulhaber of the University of Pennsylvania and Professor Robert Hahn of Oxford University will discuss their paper, entitled “Assessing Competition in U.S. Wireless Markets: Review of the FCC’s Competition Reports.” Senior Fellow and Director of the Center, Harold Furchtgott-Roth, will introduce and moderate the discussion.

What: Hudson Institute panel on “Assessing Competition in U.S. Wireless Markets”

When: July 26, 2011, 122 P.M. (Complimentary lunch will be served)

Who:


Gerald Faulhaber, University of Pennsylvania
Robert Hahn, Oxford University
Harold Furchtgott-Roth, Senior Fellow and Director, Hudson Institute’s Center for Economics of the Internet



Where:


Hudson Institute (http://www.hudson.org


Betsy and Walter Stern Conference Center 
1015 15th Street, NW, Sixth Floor 
Washington, DC 20005



RSVPhttp://www.hudson.org/FCCevent

Online Streaming: www.hudson.org/WatchLive

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