Cellular licenses: A gold rush

Beckman, Kristen
January 2001
RCR Wireless News;1/22/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p16
Trade Publication
Focuses on the history of the United States Federal Communications Commission's method for awarding cellular telephone licenses. Use of comparative hearings to decide in the 1970; Decision to switch to a lottery system to award licenses in 1984; Adoption of auctions in the 1980.


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