11. Regulatory Policy and Economics of Cognitive Radio for Secondary Spectrum Access

  1. David Grace4 and
  2. Honggang Zhang5
  1. Maziar Nekovee1 and
  2. Peter Anker2,3

Published Online: 24 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118360316.ch11

Cognitive Communications: Distributed Artificial Intelligence (DAI), Regulatory Policy & Economics, Implementation

Cognitive Communications: Distributed Artificial Intelligence (DAI), Regulatory Policy & Economics, Implementation

How to Cite

Nekovee, M. and Anker, P. (2012) Regulatory Policy and Economics of Cognitive Radio for Secondary Spectrum Access, in Cognitive Communications: Distributed Artificial Intelligence (DAI), Regulatory Policy & Economics, Implementation (eds D. Grace and H. Zhang), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118360316.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Department of Electronics, University of York, UK

  2. 5

    Department of Information Science and Electronic Engineering, Zhejiang University, China

Author Information

  1. 1

    BT Research and Technology, Martlesham, UK

  2. 2

    Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation, DG Energy and Telecom, The Hague, The Netherlands

  3. 3

    Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 31 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119951506

Online ISBN: 9781118360316

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Keywords:

  • regulatory policy and economics of CR for Secondary Spectrum Access;
  • CR, innovative technology in improving spectrum utilization;
  • CR systems, in achieving Secondary Spectrum Access;
  • spectrum management and changes, increased flexibility and SSA;
  • radio wave propagation characteristics, on actual frequency;
  • spectrum management, international/national regulatory framework;
  • MoU between ETSI and the ECC, a significant role;
  • CR enabling technology, paradigm shift for spectrum management;
  • Radio Regulations, command/control model, spectrum bands licensed;
  • OSA in television bands, experience with CR

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Spectrum Regulations: Why and How?

  • Overview of Regulatory Bodies and Their Inter-Relation

  • Why Secondary Spectrum Access?

  • Candidate Bands for Secondary Access

  • Regulatory and Policy Issues

  • Technology Enablers and Options for Secondary Sharing

  • Economic Impact and Business Opportunities of SSA

  • Outlook

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References