Former FCC Wireless Bureau Chief, Fred Campbell, Brings 15 Years of Spectrum and Telecom Policy Experience to Wireless 20/20
New Windsor, NY – January 19, 2016 – Wireless 20/20, LLC (www.wireless2020.com), a leading broadband wireless research and consulting group and the developer of the industry-leading WiROI™ Business Case Analysis Tool, announced today that Mr. Fred Campbell has joined Wireless 20/20 as a Senior Policy Advisor.
Fred has over 15 years of experience developing innovative approaches to public policy in the communications and information technology sectors for private clients, non-profit organizations and government officials. Campbell was responsible for spectrum and wireless policy in the US while serving as Chief of the FCC Wireless Telecommunications Bureau and as wireless advisor to former FCC chairman Kevin Martin. Under his oversight, the FCC conducted two of the largest and most successful wireless spectrum auctions in its history, raising over $32 billion and supporting the industry evolution to 4G LTE.
"We are very pleased to have Fred join Wireless 20/20. His regulatory and consulting experience is highly complementary to our team," commented Haig Sarkissian, Co-Founder and Principal Consultant of Wireless 20/20. "Given his background as a regulatory attorney and policy advisor, Fred will join our team of experts focused on the efficient use of spectrum as a valuable resource in the wireless and telecom industry.” Wireless 20/20 team has assembled a team of senior consultants to assist MNOs and other investor groups preparing to bid in the 600 MHz auction. The Wireless 20/20 team has also developed a suite of software tools used in multiple large-scale spectrum auctions in North America, helping MNO clients secure 700MHz, AWS, and BRS spectrum through both SMRA and CCR auctions.
Campbell has also advised government officials on spectrum and Internet policy in Mexico and Panama and served as an expert on the 2.5 GHz spectrum advisory committee of the Indian government. His areas of policy expertise include spectrum, mobile wireless, satellite, Internet, telephony, cable, broadcast, privacy, regulatory organization and free expression issues. He frequently speaks at major events, appears on television and radio shows, and publishes articles and editorials in well-known journals and newspapers, including Fox News, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Forbes and the Atlantic.
Campbell is currently the Director of the Center for Boundless Innovation in Technology and an adjunct professor in the Space, Cyber, and Telecommunications Law LL.M program at the University of Nebraska College of Law, where he also serves as an inaugural member of the program’s advisory board. Mr. Campbell was formerly a Fellow and Director of the Communications Liberty and Innovation Project at the Competitive Enterprise Institute and President and CEO of the Wireless Communications Association International. Campbell earned a Diploma in Modern Standard Arabic at the Defense Language Institute, a B.A. from Excelsior College, and a J.D. with high distinction from the University of Nebraska College of Law.
"I have enjoyed my work in government and working with a wide range of private and public sector clients to promote innovation, free markets, fair competition and infrastructure investment," commented Campbell. "Now I look forward to being part of the Wireless 20/20 team as the lead policy and regulatory advisor, leveraging the award-winning WiROI™ Business Case Analysis Tool to provide mobile operators with comprehensive spectrum support services ranging from valuation, auction strategy, war room simulations, bid tracking and competitive auction bidder prediction.
About Wireless 20/20, LLC
Wireless 20/20 is an independent market research and consulting company focused solely on the broadband wireless market. Wireless 20/20 has helped over 100 broadband wireless operators around the world build business case, analyze market opportunities, complete technology and vendor selection, and develop network roll out strategies. Our principals have been engaged in the wireless industry since its inception and have a thorough understanding of the technical, business and product issues surrounding the development of wireless devices, equipment, networks and services. For more information, visit: www.wireless2020.com.