Friday, 15 February 2008

Google's 700MHz Wish Comes True

If you haven't heard yet, the nationwide block of spectrum in the 700MHz band being auctioned by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission received sufficient high dollar bids today to exceed the "reserve," or minimum price of US$4.6 billion, which will require any winning wirelesss operator to keep the spectrum open.

Monday, 21 January 2008

FCC begins new round of white-spaces testing - RCR Wireless News

The FCC said upcoming white-spaces testing will evaluate gear submitted by Adaptrum Communications Inc, Microsoft, Motorola and Philips Electronics.

Sprint Nextel Corp. and T-Mobile USA Inc., the nation’s third and fourth largest mobile-phone operators, respectively, recently entered the debate to voice support for a fixed licensing scheme that would offer a less costly option for wireless backhaul services.