A bid of $4.7 billion finally surpassed the $4.6 billion reserve price in Round 17 of the FCC's 700 MHz spectrum auction this morning.
Congress agreed to extend the expiring anti-terror surveillance act for another two weeks, without including any decisive immunity for telecoms.
Round 13 of the FCC's 700 MHZ spectrum auction saw a new high bid of nearly $4.3 billion this morning.
A bid for just under $3.8 billion was the top result for the nationwide C Block in today's 12th round of the FCC 700 MHz spectrum auction.
Bids totaled $2.78 billion after the close of the second round of bidding in the 700 MHz auction yesterday.
In more FCC news, the commission is reportedly preparing to release plans to reform the Universal Services Fund
The long-awaited FCC spectrum auction began today, despite fears that the slowing economy could affect the auctions results.
The FCC announced plans to begin a second round of testing devices running on the "white spaces" between digital TV channels.
In response to the FCC's recent inquiries into network management practices by wireless carriers and broadband providers, CTIA issued a statement defending carriers' policies from what it called "apparent confusion."
Bidding is set to begin Jan. 24 for the 700 MHz spectrum auction and will remain anonymous with companies bidding via the Internet or by telephone.
With Frontline on the sidelines and Google’s end-game ever-mysterious, what if the FCC held an auction and only half of the players showed up?
FCC Chairman Kevin Martin has expressed concern for the portion of the 700 MHz spectrum that has been set aside for the creation of a national public safety network.
FCC Chairman Kevin Martin defended his management practices and the commission's rule-making procedures, as the agency finds itself under investigation by the House Energy and Commerce committee.
The National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates (NASUCA) filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court yesterday, asking the court not to review a decision by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals