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Predictability Defines Auction

February 14, 2008 10:47 pm | by Elliott Drucker | Articles | Comments

The FCC auction of 62 MHz of spectrum in the 700 MHz band is still going hot and heavy as this issue goes to press. Although anything can happen, we can draw some conclusions from the 26 rounds of bidding

‘Net Freedom Act Not Necessary, CTIA Says

February 14, 2008 6:59 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

An Internet neutrality law would not be good for the wireless industry, CTIA CEO and President Steve Largent said yesterday.

Senate Approves Telecom Immunity

February 13, 2008 7:51 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

The U.S. Senate passed a surveillance bill yesterday, granting retroactive immunity to telecom companies that may have participated in President Bush’s earlier warrantless wiretapping program.

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FCC Gives Nod to T-Mobile SunCom Purchase

February 11, 2008 7:59 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

The FCC has approved T-Mobile USA's acquisition of SunCom Wireless Holdings. The approval is the last regulatory hurdle for the deal; both parties expect to close the merger by the end of the month.

FCC Auction Inches Along

February 8, 2008 7:39 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

Bidding in the FCC's Auction 73, which covers the nationwide C Block of 700 MHz spectrum licenses, is moving to a 6-round daily format starting today.

FCC Hopes to Kick-Start Spectrum Auctions

February 7, 2008 7:08 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

The FCC said it is moving the nationwide 700 MHz spectrum auction, known as the C Block, into a second phase in which bidders must meet stricter eligibility terms.

FCC Praises State of Cellular Union

February 6, 2008 7:46 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

The FCC this week released its "12th Annual Report and Analysis of Competitive Market Conditions with Respect to Commercial Mobile Services," praising the progress of American mobile telephony and data services.

Bush Threatens to Veto Any Bill Without Telecom Immunity

February 6, 2008 7:43 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

President Bush said he would veto any surveillance bill that doesn't include retroactive immunity for telecoms that participated in his administration's early eavesdropping programs.

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Nokia 'Astonished' by German State's Request for Repayment

February 6, 2008 7:39 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

Following protests over Nokia's plan to close its plant in Bochum, Germany, and move production to Romania, the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia has told Nokia that it must repay the 41.3 million euros

FCC Auction Adds New Twist

February 5, 2008 7:08 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

Round 31 brought a new twist in bidding for the FCC's 700 MHz spectrum auction this morning.

FCC Posts USF Reform Proposals

January 31, 2008 7:39 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

The FCC has posted proposed reforms to the Universal Service Fund, which FCC Chairman Kevin Martin said could relieve significant pressure on the fund.

Block C Surpasses Reserve Price

January 31, 2008 7:35 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

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 Extends Surveillance Act Sans Telecom Immunity

January 30, 2008 8:51 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

Congress agreed to extend the expiring anti-terror surveillance act for another two weeks, without including any decisive immunity for telecoms.

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No Fear for 700 MHz Bidders in Round 13, 14

January 30, 2008 8:44 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

Round 13 of the FCC's 700 MHZ spectrum auction saw a new high bid of nearly $4.3 billion this morning.

FCC Auction Ends Day As Round 12 Inches Forward

January 29, 2008 1:00 pm | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

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.

Auction Hits $2.78 Billion in Second Round

January 25, 2008 8:46 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

Bids totaled $2.78 billion after the close of the second round of bidding in the 700 MHz auction yesterday.

FCC to Release USF Reform Proposals

January 25, 2008 8:43 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

In more FCC news, the commission is reportedly preparing to release plans to reform the Universal Services Fund

700 MHz Auction Starts Today

January 24, 2008 8:35 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

The long-awaited FCC spectrum auction began today, despite fears that the slowing economy could affect the auctions results.

FCC Retests Devices Running on White Spaces

January 18, 2008 9:18 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

The FCC announced plans to begin a second round of testing devices running on the "white spaces" between digital TV channels.

CTIA Responds to FCC Investigation

January 16, 2008 8:45 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

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."

FCC D Block Still in Question

January 15, 2008 8:52 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

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.

Up Front - What if the 700 MHz Auctions Fall Apart?

January 14, 2008 9:14 pm | by Rhonda Wickham Editor-in-Chief | Articles | Comments

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 Hopeful D-Block Bidders Will Emerge

January 11, 2008 8:51 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

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 Defends Practices Following Investigation

January 10, 2008 9:00 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

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.

NASUCA Files Brief with Supreme Court in FCC Pre-emption Case

January 10, 2008 8:57 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

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

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