TITLE

FCC Sets Rules for Spectrum Sale

AUTHOR(S)
Eggerton, John
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Broadcasting & Cable;8/6/2007, Vol. 137 Issue 31, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has issued the rules for its forthcoming auction of the broadcast spectrum used by analog television transmissions that will cease in 2009. The bandwidth is enough for an entire wireless communication system. The rules require winning bidders to allow all networks open access to the bandwidth, as had been lobbied for by Google Inc., but did not include a provision mandating wholesale leasing Google also desired.
ACCESSION #
26221633

 

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