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New TRI Handbook Covers The World Of
Radio Spectrum Licensing
(Riverwoods, ILL., March 20, 2000) Now,
Telecommunications Reports International (TRI), provides insight and understanding into
the wide range of radio spectrum licensing issues spanning the globe in the new International
Spectrum Auction Handbook, Policies for Licensing Radio Spectrum Around the World.
($395, 271 pages. To order, call 1-800-822-6338 or visit the TRI web site at www.tr.com.) TRI, the leading
telecommunications publisher and a unit of CCH INCORPORATED (CCH), delivers in this new
book everything professionals need to know about licensing radio spectrum from the
philosophy behind auctions and different auction types to detailed market and
country-specific information. Hard-to-find facts and figures, as well as details
about diverse regulatory authorities, operating companies and more fill this
single-source, practical book.
The comprehensive International Spectrum Auction Handbook, Policies for Licensing
Radio Spectrum Around the World provides detailed information on auctions and
licensing policies in: Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Germany, Argentina, Australia, Mexico,
The Netherlands, Jamaica, Singapore, Brazil, Switzerland, the UK and other countries in
Europe, Asia, South America and Africa.
For each country, critical business information is provided, including:
- Telecommunication market statistics;
- Regulatory agency contact information, including web addresses;
- Incumbent providers;
- Chronology and status of past auctions successes and failures;
- Timetable and conditions for future auctions; and
- Regulatory goals and objectives.
This valuable Handbook also includes a clear outline of the role of
international governing organizations and an insightful background briefing on why so many
international governments are increasing the use of auctions, as well as why others avoid
Special reference sections make information easy to access and use. Resources include:
- A comprehensive auction glossary;
- A complete bibliography of both hard copy and online sources of auction consultants;
- The results of the European Unions consultation with industry players on spectrum
- Contact information for the worlds national regulatory authorities.
Interviews with spectrum experts and industry insiders provide readers with the
information and advantages that only frontline experience can deliver. In International
Spectrum Auction Handbook, Policies for Licensing Radio Spectrum Around the World,
youll hear from:
David Salant, leading spectrum auction expert, regulatory economics and
David Rutchik, Executive VP for Corporate Development and General Counsel, and Bruce
Rink, Sr. VP, Regulation and Development, Diginet Americas, Inc. With operations
in Panama, Colombia, Peru, Brazil and Argentina, Diginet has acquired its spectrum without
taking part in any auctions. See what their senior executives have to say about the
trend toward auctions in South America;
Fares Salloum, Sr. VP, International Operations, GTE Corp. Hear about the
20-minute, four-round process in Buenos Aires. Find out how GTE paid $301 million
for the same frequency Telefonica paid $350 million for;
John MacMillan, Professor of International Management and Economics at the
Stanford University Graduate School, and VP of Market Design, Inc., many of whose
principals participated in the design of the FCCs spectrum auctions;
Plus, Bryce Dixson of Bid Internet Auctions, Inc./NetLogic Holdings Ltd.; Dan
Pegg, Sr. VP, Leap Wireless International; and Leslie Taylor, Leslie Taylor
Availability and Pricing
The 271-page International Spectrum Auction Handbook, Policies for Licensing Radio
Spectrum Around the World is $395, plus applicable shipping, handling and tax.
For more information or to order call 1-800-822-6338 or visit the TRI web site at www.tr.com.
About TRI and CCH INCORPORATED
Telecommunications Reports International, based in Washington, D.C., is the most
respected provider of telecommunications industry news and analysis. Since 1934,
executives and policy-makers have relied on TRIs comprehensive coverage and analysis
of major industry issues and events. TRI is part of the Business and Finance Group
at CCH INCORPORATED, a leading provider of tax and business law information and software.
CCH has served more than four generations of business professionals and their clients,
covering a wide range of legal and compliance topics including securities, insurance,
banking, telecommunications, trade regulations and government contracting. CCH is a
wholly owned subsidiary of Wolters Kluwer. The CCH web site can be accessed at www.cch.com. The CCH Business and Finance
Group web site can be accessed at http://business.cch.com.
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Editors Note: Members of the press interested in a review copy of the International
Spectrum Auction Handbook should contact Leslie Bonacum, 847-267-7153 or