How is the U.S. Doing in the 'Global Bandwidth Race'?

The worldwide competition for bandwidth "is like the space race where the winner will see benefits ... that will last for years to come," according to Julius Genachowski, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

In an interview with Wharton's Kevin Werbach, Genachowski says that while the U.S. is leading the world in terms of developing infrastructure for the next generation of mobile broadband, the country faces "some real challenges" in keeping ahead. Among them: the possibility of hitting a wall when the demand for spectrum outstrips supply.

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