House GOPers Blast Martin Auction Plan

Hearn, Ted
July 2007
Multichannel News;7/30/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 30, p48
The article reports on criticisms made by U.S. Grand Old Party members against the auction proposals in the 700-Megahertz spectrum segment by Federal Communications Commission chairman Kevin Martin. House Members say that the proposals were wrongheaded, an abandonment of free-market principles and crafted to suit the needs of one company, Internet search giant Google. Other concerns include judicial intervention and postponement of the start of the auction. INSET: Martin's 700-MHz Auction Rules.


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