River Star Professional Group, LLC (RSPG
) is a professional services firm with both U.S.
(2011): BEREC Report on Competition: Transitional Issues in the Mobile Sector in Europe (February).
The ERG and the RSPG
focused on their capacity to issue opinions, on roaming [the cost of cross-border mobile phone calls - Ed], mobile termination tariffs and the digital dividend' [the frequencies freed up by the switch from analogue to digital TV - Ed].
This has been acknowledged by the RSPG
, that has held that LSA has the potential of introducing appropriate incentives towards an efficient use of spectrum for both incumbents and new users, as it allows "better valuation of spectrum assets for the incumbent right holder when opening up spectrum for sharing".
It is the RSPG
that recommended harmonisation of the 800 MHz band.
Various contributions have been made on the need to adapt the regulatory framework to the new capabilities of cognitive radio (ANKER, 2010; RSPG
must issue a unanimous opinion, on 13 May.
The Commission has described the WRC-07 allocation as a "test case on the commitment of administrations to move ahead with flexibility of spectrum use" saying "the digital dividend should not be frozen, or limited to predetermined applications [...] giving mobile services the same allocation status as broadcasting and other possible services [would] keep all options open." The Commission said those opposing the WRC-07 allocation were acting "to the detriment of those member states with early switch-off dates." (RSPG
, 2007, pp.
The Commission has set up a Radio Spectrum Policy Group (RSPG
) to advise it on key aims in the area of spectrum allocation, assignment and licensing conditions.
Such co-operation already takes place for example in the Communications Committee (COCOM) and the European Regulators Group (ERG) as well as in the Radio Spectrum Committee (RSC) and the Radio Spectrum Policy Group (RSPG
In Europe as a whole, the Radio Spectrum Policy Group (RSPG
) published an opinion on the digital TV transition in February 2007 (RSPG
has noted a number of constraints associated with designating bands for WAPECS use (RSPG
, 2005, p.