Verizon, Nextel continue to spar over 800 MHz

Weaver, Heather Forsgren
May 2004
RCR Wireless News;5/31/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 22, p4
Trade Publication
Focuses on the debate between Verizon Wireless and Nextel Communications Inc. regarding the best solution for solving public-safety interference in the 800 MHz band in the U.S. Stand of Verizon on the 1.9 GHz band as replacement spectrum; Plan of Nextel to use the 10 megahertz of 1.9 GHz band spectrum it has requested to supplement the broadband offerings it plans for spectrum it owns in the 2.5 Ghz band; Replacement spectrum being considered by the Federal Communications Commission.


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