Frontline Bids Goodbye to Spectrum Auction

Medford, Cassimir
January 2008
Red Herring;1/9/2008, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports that Frontline Wireless, a consortium of investors, said that was out of the pivotal U.S. Federal Communication Commission spectrum auction scheduled to begin in January 2008. According to the author, the exit of Frontline Wireless from the auction could mean that public safety in the country will be questionable. There has been speculation that the consortium was unable to raise the auction's reserve price of $1.33 billion.


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