FCC Tweaks 800 MHz Auction

October 1999
Wireless Week;10/18/99, Vol. 5 Issue 42, p1
Trade Publication
Reports that the United States Federal Communications Commission will issue smaller channel blocks for small businesses to have a chance in acquiring the lower 800 megahertz band. Reason for the changes in FCC ruling; Bid won by Nextel Communications Inc.


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