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ATT May Sit Out Of Spectrum Auction

AT&T May Sit Out Of Spectrum Auction

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a filing with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Wednesday, the nation’s second largest mobile carrier announced that it may choose not to participate in the upcoming...

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2014-03-13 23:22:22

RCR Wireless News takes a look at the integral role spectrum plays in the wireless market, focusing on the impact spectrum has on the wireless industry and greater U.S. economy, government efforts to free up more spectrum for wireless carriers and the expected impact of upcoming spectrum auctions. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Wireless industry analysts and carrier regulatory personnel noted the growing need for new spectrum to feed consumer appetite for data-hungry services in the...

2014-03-10 16:36:34

700 MHz Spectrum to deliver ultimate video experience to customers over the long-term TORONTO, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Today Rogers Communications announced that it has closed its previously announced concurrent Cdn$ and US$ financing transactions of approximately $2.1 billion. The net proceeds of these financings will be used, together with cash on hand and other available debt, to fund the "beachfront property" - 20 year licenses for two contiguous, paired blocks of...

2014-02-19 20:24:08

Company takes long-term view to secure 'beachfront property' TORONTO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Today Rogers Communications confirmed it has secured twenty year licenses for two 12MHz blocks of contiguous, paired lower 700MHz band spectrum in Canada's major geographic markets. "We went into this auction with our customers' needs front and centre. We believe they want the ultimate video experience and this spectrum will allow us to deliver just that. Not all 700MHz spectrum...

2014-01-28 16:22:38

Will provide channel sharing data to the FCC so that broadcasters may remain over-the-air and maintain service to viewers while benefiting from auction proceeds of the spectrum they choose to relinquish LOS ANGELES and WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CTIA-The Wireless Association® and Los Angeles television stations KLCS and KJLA announced today a channel sharing pilot project that responds to the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) recent request to...

2014-01-21 23:25:34

Seasoned broadcast and media law attorney joins the firm as it expands and enhances its communications media law practice McLean, VA (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Specialized communications law firm, Marashlian & Donahue, LLC, The CommLaw Group, is very excited to announce the recent expansion and enhancement of its Communications Media Law practice through the hiring of seasoned broadcast and media law attorney, Nathaniel (“Nate”) J. Hardy. Mr. Hardy’s practice encompasses a wide...

2013-12-25 23:00:27

After years of fees for police auctions and government auction listings, Liberty Auction House decides to open up the database for the United States users. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) December 25, 2013 The police auctions website praised for making police auctions available to a nationwide audience called LibertyAuctionHouse.com, just revealed the plans of a free database containing automobiles, motorcycles, and boats that are up for auction for cities around the country. Founded by Michael...

Spectrum Auction Delayed Until 2015
2013-12-07 05:30:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A planned television spectrum auction intended to bolster wireless services has been delayed until 2015, US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler announced on Friday. The decision to postpone the auction, during which the FCC will attempt to buy back airwaves from TV stations and license them to wireless carriers, was  “widely expected,” according to Gautham Nagesh of the Wall Street Journal. The...

2013-11-26 16:25:59

Pending Spectrum Auction Jeopardizes Future Use of Wireless Microphones Operating in the 600 MHz Range, Unfairly Forcing Content Creators to Reinvest Again in Wireless Equipment OLD LYME, Conn., Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Audio specialist Sennheiser announced that it has recently filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in light of the pending spectrum auction scheduled to take place in 2014. The government auction, which jeopardizes the future use of...

2013-10-30 16:31:23

Encourages new FCC Chairman and Commissioner to tackle spectrum auctions and IP Trials SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CALinnovates today issued the following statements in light of the unanimous Senate approval of Tom Wheeler to be Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Michael O'Rielly for FCC Commissioner. Executive Director Mike Montgomery said: <blockquote> I'm delighted that Tom Wheeler has finally been confirmed as FCC...

2013-09-19 16:28:42

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a report filed with the Federal Communications Commission, Duke University Professor, Bates White Partner, and former FCC Chief Economist Leslie Marx states that proposals to restrict Verizon's and AT&T's participation in the upcoming Incentive Auction would "put at risk its twin priorities of raising significant revenue and reallocating a substantial amount of spectrum from broadcast to mobile wireless services." Dr. Marx's analysis...