Spectrum auction

11.29.12
Clear Talk latest beneficiary of Verizon's 700MHz spectrum fire sale
11.29.12

Clear Talk latest beneficiary of Verizon's 700MHz spectrum fire sale

After horse-trading with the FCC and DOJ to gain AWS spectrum from cable venture SpectrumCo in exc...

By S. Dent,   11.29.12
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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...

By J. Fingas,   09.28.12
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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...

By J. Fingas,   09.09.12
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08.28.12
India planning fresh 2G spectrum auctions for November 12th
08.28.12

India planning fresh 2G spectrum auctions for November 12th

India's Department of Telecommunications has issued guidelines for the forthcoming 2G spectrum auc...

By D. Cooper,   08.28.12
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06.21.12
UK pins the slow move to LTE on carriers, Australia targets auctions for April 2013
06.21.12

UK pins the slow move to LTE on carriers, Australia targets auctions for April 2013

Aussies and Brits have been waiting awhile for either a truly broad LTE launch or to get any LTE a...

By J. Fingas,   06.21.12
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03.14.12
Canada relaxes rules on foreign ownership of wireless companies, plans spectrum auction for first half of 2013
03.14.12

Canada relaxes rules on foreign ownership of wireless companies, plans spectrum auction for first half of 2013

The Canadian government made a major announcement on telecom policy late this afternoon, revealing...

By D. Melanson,   03.14.12
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02.08.12
AT&T and Verizon lobby for less FCC spectrum control, Sprint and other carriers respond
02.08.12

AT&T and Verizon lobby for less FCC spectrum control, Sprint and other carriers respond

Since 1993, the FCC has held the ability to restrict bidders' participation in spectrum auctions ba...

By Z. Lutz,   02.08.12
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01.26.12
T-Mobile urges Congress, FCC to keep spectrum auctions competitive
01.26.12

T-Mobile urges Congress, FCC to keep spectrum auctions competitive

T-Mobile may be getting a new batch of spectrum as a result of its failed merger with AT&T, bu...

By D. Melanson,   01.26.12
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12.09.11
Dutch officials contemplate barring KPN, T-Mobile and Vodafone from spectrum auction
12.09.11

Dutch officials contemplate barring KPN, T-Mobile and Vodafone from spectrum auction

A spectrum auction looms on the horizon in the Netherlands, but three of the country's largest pl...

By Z. Lutz,   12.09.11
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