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Verizon says it has enough wireless spectrum, but is it just a stalling tactic?

The comments suggest Verizon won't need to participate in the next spectrum auction, but the carrier could just be buying time and pushing for more favorable terms.

By February 17, 2015

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FCC rakes in $45 billion from wireless spectrum auction

The record-breaking auction highlights the demand for high-speed wireless service and signals strong promise for the upcoming auction of TV broadcast spectrum.

By January 29, 2015

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A voracious mobile world needs 'spectrum, spectrum, spectrum'

commentary CES panels stress the urgent need to free up more radio frequencies to address the insatiable demand from mobile users and high-bandwidth apps.

By January 9, 2014

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Ultra HD TV or mobile data: The fight for spectrum in Korea

Lawmakers in South Korea are siding with using the 700MHz frequency for nationwide Ultra HD broadcasts, instead of using the spectrum to relieve congested mobile traffic.

By November 17, 2014

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The US government's wireless-spectrum auction: Why it matters (FAQ)

It's the first auction of new wireless spectrum in six years. CNET gets you up to speed on how this will affect your wireless service in the future.

By October 19, 2014

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Verizon rebrands AWS spectrum as XLTE

XLTE will essentially offer faster peak data speeds and make more bandwidth available during heavy traffic times.

By May 19, 2014

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FCC approves rules for spectrum auction

The new rules for the complicated, but important auction set for late next year are a work of compromise that didn't fully satisfy big or small wireless carriers.

By May 15, 2014

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FCC to promote competition with rules for upcoming spectrum auction

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says that new rules he is proposing for the upcoming TV broadcast spectrum auction will set aside a sliver of licenses for smaller wireless operators in an effort to promote competition.

By April 25, 2014

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T-Mobile CEO says he's open to all scenarios with Dish

John Legere says that whether Dish is interested in an acquisition or a partnership to put its large cache of wireless spectrum to use, T-Mobile will benefit.

By February 19, 2015

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AT&T threatens to skip the incentive spectrum auction

AT&T's threat to not participate in the upcoming auction could jeopardize the success of the auction, but it's unclear how serious its warning is as its arguments seem weak when scrutinized.

By April 16, 2014