TITLE

DBS, Net Firms Unite on Auction Plan

AUTHOR(S)
Hearin, Ted
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Multichannel News;3/12/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that DirectTV Inc. and Echostar Communications Corp. have allied with several Internet companies, including Google Inc. and Yahoo! Inc. to support a national licensing scheme in a pending auction of television spectrum by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission which is expected to generate $10 billion. According to the author, the alliance is formally called the Coalition for 4G. Details of the auction and the benefits of the alliance are discussed.
ACCESSION #
24973034

 

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