TITLE

Tonight On TV: Spectrum Reruns

AUTHOR(S)
Lee, Rikki
PUB. DATE
October 2000
SOURCE
Wireless Week;10/16/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 42, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Talks about the 700 megahertz spectrum frequency for television that the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has scheduled for an auction in March 2001. Problem of bidders in the auction; Comments by FCC Chairman William Kennard on the television industry; Information on the spectrum-squatters fee.
ACCESSION #
3679971

 

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