TITLE

Cable Firms Eye Spectrum

AUTHOR(S)
Brown, Karen
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Multichannel News;5/15/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 20, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the speculation that resulted from the disclosure that the top cable operators aligned with Sprint Nextel Corp. have filed applications to participate in the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's auction of Advanced Wireless Spectrum licenses in April 2006. Speculated purpose of the cable operators for joining the auction; Implications of the auction for Internet service competitors; Requirements for spectrum winners.
ACCESSION #
20854479

 

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