Saturday, March 17, 2018
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Facebook Suspends Data Analytics Firm Which Worked on the Trump Presidential Campaign
Standalone Oculus Go Headset Could Debut Next Month
Qualcomm Director Paul Jacobs to Exit Qualcomm Board
Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ Go On Sale
Samsung in Talks With Boeing to Bring Mobile Tech To Planes
Samsung's Galaxy S9 Said to Use Chinese Optical Parts
Facebook Lite to Come in the U.S. and Elsewhere
Android Wear Becomes Wear OS by Google
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Mobiles > Bidder ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, January 17, 2008
Bidder List Finalized For 700 MHz Spectrum Auction

The FCC has posted the final list of qualified bidders for the auction of 700 MHz spectrum, which starts on January 24.

The wireless spectrum licenses being auctioned, valued at an estimated total of $15 billion dollars, provide enough new radio space for up to ten new nationwide wireless networks, or four nationwide and dozens or even hundreds of regional providers.

Due to the combination of long range and high bandwidth present in the 700 MHz band, it is considered ideal for applications of high-speed data and Internet service. The most desired property in the auction is the "C" block, a pair of nationwide licenses that are expected to start at a minimum price of $4.6 billion dollars.

Major corporate bidders include Google, Cox, Alltel, Verizon Wireless, Chevron, and AT&T, along with over 200 local telephone companies, startups, wireless Internet providers, and venture groups, stretching from Maine to Guam.

The bidder list totals 214 entities, competing over four nationwide licenses and six thousand regional ones. Each area in the United States and and its territories is covered by ten different licenses, each of which will be independently available. Bidding in the auction will be anonymous to maximize competition.

Actual Networks Not for a Year

Although companies may begin testing and deployment, no networks will actually be operational on the new spectrum at least until April 7, 2009. This is when the analog TV channels that are currently using these frequencies will be shut down and moved to digital spectrum.

Palm Desktop for Vista No Longer Just a Beta        All News        BlackBerry poised to hit China
Palm Desktop for Vista No Longer Just a Beta     Mobiles News      BlackBerry poised to hit China

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
F.C.C. Negative to Proposed Federal 5G Wireless Network
FCC to Hand Over Internet Oversight to FTC
FCC Chief's Proposal Reverses the Net netruality Rules
FCC Proposes to Roll Back Regulation of the Internet
FCC Blocks Broadband Privacy Rules
FCC And FTC Launch Inquiry into Mobile Device Security
Creative Community Says FCC's Set top Box Proposal is Harmful Impact on Content Creators
FCC Takes Action To Protect Broadband Customers' Privacy
FCC Announces The List of Bidders for Wireless Airwaves Auction
FCC Proposes To Low-income Broadband Subsidy
F.C.C. Looks Into Comcast, AT&T and T-Mobile About Zero-Rating Services
FCC Rejects Petition For Rules Covering Do Not Track Requests

Most Popular News
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .