700 MHz proceedings get messy

Silva, Jeffrey
October 2007
RCR Wireless News;10/8/2007, Vol. 26 Issue 38, p1
Trade Publication
The article discusses concerns by the mobile telephone industry on the upcoming auction for the 700 MHz frequency band to be conducted by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rejected Verizon Wireless' emergency motion for fast-track treatment of its challenge to the FCC open-access auction rule. House telecom subcommittee Chairman Edward Markey has raised concerns about any move to weaken the 700 MHz open-access requirement.


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