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FCC Approves AT&T Purchase Of WCS Spectrum
2012-12-19 14:59:02

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In September of this year, FCC chairman Julius Genachowski brought AT&T one step closer to acquiring a nice, new chuck of WCS spectrum to use in their LTE rollout. The spectrum in question resides within a 20 MHz portion of the 2.3 GHz (or WCS) band. At the time, the spectrum was reserved for satellite radio, used by companies such as Sirius and XM. Today, however, AT&T has finally received full approval from the FCC...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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