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Johannes Bauer

Johannes Bauer
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Telecommunications, Internet governance, new wireless technologies and telecommunications regulation and policy

Professor and chairperson, Department of Media and Information


An expert in social, economic, and policy aspects of all forms of telecommunications; Internet governance; new developments in wireless/new technologies, spectrum allocation problems, economic issues driving regulation, policy issues. He also is directing a study on the economics and actual deployment of WiFi across the US and has co-authored and co-edited six books and more than 50 articles on information and communication policy. He has worked with policy-makers and private industry from around the world to develop better information and communication policy (which includes narrowing the digital divide) and started the "ICT Observatory," a project that monitors success and failure in improving access on a global scale.