A House bill was introduced Monday that will allow government agencies to take a cut of the auction proceeds if they give up under utilized wireless spectrum for commercial use.
Dish and Sprint have complementary spectrum holdings that would make a marriage of the two companies a match made in heaven. But there are obstacles to getting the deal done.
For the third year in a row, Julius Genachowski sounds an alarm over government failure to provide much-needed new spectrum for mobile broadband users. A solution seems closer, but only just barely.
The Wall Street Journal reports that the Justice Department is concerned about co-marketing arrangements in Verizon's $3.9B bid to buy wireless spectrum from cable operators.
There's lots for regulators to love about Verizon's plans to swap spectrum with T-Mobile. But could the co-marketing piece of Verizon's cable spectrum deal threaten to derail Verizon's big plans?
The FCC follows the lead of the Justice Department and approves Verizon's $3.9 billion bid to buy wireless spectrum from cable operators. But the agency also includes a few conditions.
The Justice Department gave a greenlight to the deal between Verizon and a consortium of cable companies to move forward on swapping wireless spectrum. But there are conditions.
Verizon Wireless may have to give up some valuable spectrum to get regulators to approve its $3.6 billion to buy spectrum from cable operators. But concessions on the marketing deal may cause a snag.
Verizon Wireless says it will sell some of its 700MHz wireless spectrum if regulators approve its $3.6 billion bid to buy AWS spectrum from cable operators.
The FCC will be making a series of decisions over the next several months and into next year that will greatly affect how the wireless broadband market evolves.