More PCS Carriers? No Way!

Careless, James
March 2000
Wireless Week;03/27/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 13, p20
Trade Publication
Deals with the Canadian government's call for comments on its two gigahertz personal communication service auction. Comments posted on the Web site for Industry Canada; Limitation of the auction according to the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA); Yankee Group's support on the position of CWTA.


Related Articles

  • Countdown to spectrum. Carroll, Kelly // Telephony;05/29/2000, Vol. 238 Issue 22, p50 

    Provides information on the auction planned by Industry Canada. Suggestions received by the organization regarding the auction; Details on the first Personal Communication System license auction in 1996; Impact of the auction on companies. INSET: BRIEFLY.

  • Canadian PCS auction off to slow start. Meyer, Dan // RCR Wireless News;1/22/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p7 

    Reports on the auction of personal communications services license by Industry Canada in Canada. Amount generated from total high bids; Companies qualified for the bidding; Prediction on the length of the bidding.

  • Learning from the PCS auctions. Pitsch, Peter K. // RCR;02/16/98, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p14 

    Focuses on the personal communications service spectrum auctions (PCS). Service performed by the auction; How the auctions will be regulated by the Federal Communications Commission; Reference to the consumer benefits of the PCS auctions; Views of the auction's critics.

  • Nine C-block winners default as current PCS auctions continue. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR;9/30/96, Vol. 15 Issue 39, p8 

    Reports that nine bidders in the C-block auction defaulted, while one million dollars were topped in the D-,E-, and F-block of the personal communications services. Implications from the auction; Remarks from Michele Farquhar, chief of the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau at the Federal...

  • PCS auctions produce another revenue source: 900 numbers. Wayne, Debra // RCR;9/02/96, Vol. 15 Issue 35, p3 

    Presents information on the revenue to be made from electronic bids in personal communications services (PCS) auctions in the United States. Use of 900 numbers; Revenue received by Treasury Department; Comments from attorney Dave LaFuria; Statistical information.

  • Not all of the PCS bids reflect the heavy hitters behind... Wayne, Debra // RCR;10/21/96, Vol. 15 Issue 42, p2 

    Focuses on auction bidding for personal communications services in the United States. Three New York BTA licenses held by OPCSE-Galloway Consortium at the end of Round 61; Number of Chicago licenses held by SprintCom Incorporated; Licenses held by BellSouth Wireless Incorporated.

  • FCC's PCS auctions will likely linger through holiday season. Wayne, Debra // RCR;12/09/96, Vol. 15 Issue 49, p2 

    Asserts that there probably is little chance that the D-, E- and F-block personal communications auctions will conclude before the end of 1996, unless the Federal Communications Commission pick up the pace up to six or eight rounds per day. Comments from analyst Taylor Simmons of Simmons...

  • Paging firms bidding on spectrum in future will likely pay less. Wayne, Debra // RCR;05/12/97, Vol. 16 Issue 19, p17 

    Presents information on changes in personal communications services auctions, focusing on the requirements of potential bidders. Rules implemented by the Federal Communications Commission in regards to auctions; How bidders will be expected to submit payments; Reference to the Wireless...

  • Bidding begins to excel in third stage of auction. Wayne, Debra // RCR;10/14/96, Vol. 15 Issue 41, p2 

    Reports that in the personal communications services auction bidders in the D-, E- and F-block have committed $1.67 billion to the United States Treasury. What make this auction different from previous auctions; Prediction from Taylor Simmons of Simmons Associates in Washington, D.C.; Bids on...


Read the Article


Sign out of this library

Other Topics