wireless spectrum

  • AT&T buys big chunk of 700MHz wireless spectrum

    AT&T got the okay by the FCC to purchase 12MHz-worth of the 700MHz wireless spectrum owned by Aloha Spectrum Holdings (covered here in October) for $2.5 billion. This slice “covers 196 million of the 303 million U.S. residents and includes 72 of the top 100 media markets in the country,” according to IDG News Service. AT&T plans to use the spectrum for a combination of… Read More

  • AT&T to buy big chunk of 700MHz wireless spectrum

    Oh what $2.5 billion buys nowadays. AT&T will be purchasing 281 markets-worth of licenses in the 700MHz frequency band from Aloha, a company based out of Providence, Rhode Island and "the largest owner of 700MHz spectrum in the US." Read More