National Educational Broadband Service Association (NEBSA) Annual Conference


Ed Lavergne, a principal in Fish’s D.C. office, will speak on a panel titled “A New Day for 2.5 GHz – EBS Overview and Update” and “Navigating Leasing and Sales” at the NEBSA Annual Conference on February 28 and March 1. Panel details below.

Fish is proud to support the National Educational Broadband Service Association (NEBSA), which provides an expanded forum for the exchange of information and advice on new technologies, new educational applications, and commercial relationships for its members.

A New Day for 2.5 GHz – EBS Overview and Update
Monday, February 28, 2022 | 1:00 - 2:30 PM ET

The past two years have seen unprecedented changes in EBS licensing and regulations. There are now three distinct types of EBS licenses with different coverage, channelization, overlay status, and performance requirements. New license renewal requirements reflect heightened regulatory scrutiny, while changes in eligibility may result in seismic shifts in EBS license ownership. Learn what you need to know now to understand the new EBS landscape and protect your interests.

Moderator/Presenter: Todd Gray, Partner, Gray, Miller, Persh, LLP


  • Ed Lavergne, Principal, Fish & Richardson
  • Jim Goldstein, Director Technology and Engineering Policy, T-Mobile

Navigating Leasing and Sales
Tuesday, March 1, 2022 | 2:00pm- 3:00pm ET

Changes in FCC eligibility rules for EBS and increasing demand for mid-band spectrum for 5G deployment have led to increase interest in leasing and purchasing EBS licenses. Learn about the current transactional environment for EBS.

Moderator: Les Turner, Board Chair, NEBSA


  • Andreas Bitzarakis, Academia Spectrum
  • Ed Lavergne, Fish & Richardson
  • John Mansell, John Mansell Associates Inc.

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