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‘We Are Not Going to Force Any Broadcasters Off the Air’

Benjamin also calls spectrum the ‘oxygen’ for broadband

“We are not going to force any broadcasters off the air,” Duke Law Professor Stuart Benjamin said.

According to an account in RW’s sister publication Broadcasting & Cable, the FCC’s distinguished scholar in residence, whose writings about spectrum policy have drawn criticism, sought to clarify his opinions and what they might mean for broadcast regulation.

“Benjamin said that what he ‘really meant’ in his article was that ‘we are best off moving toward spectrum flexibility so that people can determine what services they want, and from the bottom up rather than the top down,’” the magazine quoted him.

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