Wireless spectrum

09.28.12
FCC votes in favor of rethinking spectrum holding rules, goading broadcasters into wireless selloffs
09.28.12

FCC votes in favor of rethinking spectrum holding rules, goading broadcasters into wireless selloffs

FCC meetings can be momentous occasions under the right circumstances, although it's seldom the ca...

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09.27.12
FCC chairman green-lights AT&T's use of WCS spectrum for LTE with proposed order
09.27.12

FCC chairman green-lights AT&T's use of WCS spectrum for LTE with proposed order

AT&T is close to securing a major victory in its battle against the spectrum crunch. While it'...

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09.09.12
FCC to vote September 28th on proposal auctioning UHF spectrum, Weird Al might still approve
09.09.12

FCC to vote September 28th on proposal auctioning UHF spectrum, Weird Al might still approve

The FCC has been more than a little eager to repurpose spectrum as wireless internet access takes...

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08.31.12
FCC seen reviewing rules for carrier spectrum sales, might try one-size-fits-all model
08.31.12

FCC seen reviewing rules for carrier spectrum sales, might try one-size-fits-all model

The FCC currently decides on concerns of wireless spectrum concentration on a case-by-case basis:...

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08.16.12
DOJ, FCC clear Verizon buyout of cable companies' spectrum, require giving up some airwaves (update: not quite for the FCC)
08.16.12

DOJ, FCC clear Verizon buyout of cable companies' spectrum, require giving up some airwaves (update: not quite for the FCC)

Verizon has been fighting hard to get its acquisition of cable companies' wireless frequencies past...

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08.02.12
AT&T agrees to acquire NextWave for $600 million, gobbles up WCS and AWS spectrum
08.02.12

AT&T agrees to acquire NextWave for $600 million, gobbles up WCS and AWS spectrum

AT&T's making no secret of the fact it wants to snatch up as much spectrum as it possibly can,...

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06.19.12
AT&T strikes a deal with Sirius XM to make 2.3GHz LTE a reality, pitches it to the FCC
06.19.12

AT&T strikes a deal with Sirius XM to make 2.3GHz LTE a reality, pitches it to the FCC

AT&T has been a little more eager than usual to get spectrum after a certain big deal fell thr...

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05.25.12
FCC clears Sprint to run CDMA, 4G LTE on 800MHz iDEN airwaves
05.25.12

FCC clears Sprint to run CDMA, 4G LTE on 800MHz iDEN airwaves

Sprint might not have its 4G LTE network up and running to power your EVO 4G LTE, but it's already...

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05.22.12
MetroPCS and T-Mobile want Dish to give up half of its wireless spectrum, worry about AT&T and Verizon swooping in
05.22.12

MetroPCS and T-Mobile want Dish to give up half of its wireless spectrum, worry about AT&T and Verizon swooping in

Dish Network might not start up its LTE-based 4G network until as late as 2016, but that hasn't st...

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