C-Block Battle Heightens On Hill

Carlson, Caron
October 2000
Wireless Week;10/02/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 40, p3
Trade Publication
Reports on the efforts of several wireless communication companies of the United States to ensure the re-auction of the C- and F-Block PCS licenses held by NextWave Personnal Communications Inc. before the 107th Congress adjourns in October 2000. Position of Representatives Thomas Bliley (R-Va.) and John Dingell (D-Mich.) on the re-auction of the licenses; Lobbying tactic of the Cellular Telephone Industry Association; Scheduled date of the re-auction of the licenses.


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