• Awais KhawarEmail author
  • Ahmed Abdelhadi
  • T. Charles Clancy
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Cellular network operators are predicting a \(1000\times \) increase in capacity to keep pace with the tremendous growth of aggregate and per-subscriber data traffic [1]. Increased investments in infrastructure, e.g., larger number of small cells, and more spectrally efficient technologies, e.g., LTE-Advanced, can help meet this challenge partially. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is considering a number of options including incentive auctioning and sharing of federal spectrum to meet the commercial spectrum requirements. Of these two, spectrum sharing is a quite promising technology due to the large number of underutilized federal spectrum bands that can be shared with commercial cellular operators to satisfy their growing demands. But spectrum sharing is associated with its inherent set of challenges because the incumbents need to be protected from the harmful interference that can arise due to the operation of other systems in the shared bands.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Awais Khawar
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ahmed Abdelhadi
    • 2
  • T. Charles Clancy
    • 2
  1. 1.Federated WirelessArlingtonUSA
  2. 2.Virginia TechArlingtonUSA

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