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NextWave to Sell Spectrum Holdings

NextWave Wireless is planning to sell its holdings of U.S. airwaves. It is estimated that the licenses held by NextWave are worth billions of dollars. The money raised from the sales will be used by N

Verizon to Build Broadband with its Acquisition of 700 megahertz

Verizon was the recent winner in the FCC’s auction of the 700 megahertz spectrum. (See: Bids in.) The company plans to use the spectrum to build a faster wireless broadband network to deliver high-s

Bids In: Verizon and AT&T Big Winners

The FCC ended bidding for the 700 megahertz spectrum yesterday. Verizon Communications and AT&T won the largest shares of the spectrum after 260 rounds of bidding. The FCC raised $19.12 billion fr

Airwave Auction Ends, Winners Remain Unknown

The U.S. government auction of wireless airwaves ended yesterday raising a record $19.59 billion, but winners of the valuable spectrum were not immediately identified. The winners of the hundreds of l

Is AT&T’s Bid to Buy 700 MHz in Jeopardy?

The Associated Press reported today that AT&T is willing to pay $2.5 billion for Aloha Partners share of the 700 megahertz spectrum. The deal would give AT&T access to 196 million people in 28

Apple May Buy Analog T.V. Spectrum

Going once, going twice, sold to the company with the highest bid. On January 16, 2008, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will sell the rights to the spectrum that American analog T.V. broad

Step Aside 700 MHz 60 GigaHz Approaching Fast

Scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology are working with extremely high radio frequencies that have already achieved broad bandwidth and high data transmission rates over short distances. Th

CTIA Responds to Latest Rules for 700 MHz Auction

Yesterday the CITA – The Wireless Association responded to the latest rules regarding the upcoming 700 MHz auction. From CTIA President and CEO Steve Largent: “The FCC’s considerable del

CTIA Responds to U.S. Department of Commerce Assistant Secretary

Today the CTIA – The Wireless Association issued a statement in response to testimony from U.S. Department of Commerce Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information and Administrator of the

CTIA Responds to Google

Today the CTIA – The Wireless Association responded to Google’s letter to the Federal Communication Commission. President and CEO Steve Largent issued this statement: “The veil has been lifted.

Google Wants 700 MHz Spectrum

Today Google announced that should the FCC adopt a framework that would require greater competition and consumer choice, then the company would bid in the federal government’s upcoming auction for t