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Publicly, at least, AT&T is bursting at the seams as it runs out of space to put all of its customers. The failed $39 billion purchase of T-Mobile was all about trying to match (or better) Verizon's reserves of wireless spectrum. Given the FCC's blocking of LightSquared and stymieing of future...

February 16th 2012 at 6:44am 0 Comments
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Here's some up to date 700MHz bidding news for you. Currently, bids on the hotly contested "C" block have risen to almost $4.3 billion, or just a few dollars away from the FCC's reserve price of $4.6 billion. That number puts us perilously close to triggering the "open-access rule" which pretty muc...

January 30th 2008 at 1:31pm 0 Comments
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Here's some up to date 700MHz bidding news for you. Currently, bids on the hotly contested "C" block have risen to almost $4.3 billion, or just a few dollars away from the FCC's reserve price of $4.6 billion. That number puts us perilously close to triggering the "open-access rule" which pretty muc...

January 30th 2008 at 1:31pm 0 Comments
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While we've already heard AT&T give its own praise in favor of the "open access" clause in the 700MHz spectrum auction, here comes yet another firm ready and willing to give the thumbs-up to the FCC on its relatively consumer-friendly decision. Nokia has made known that it "applauds" the move...

August 3rd 2007 at 4:32am 0 Comments