Let The Mergers Begin

Vaughan, Allyson
November 2001
Wireless Week;11/12/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 46, p1
Trade Publication
Reports that the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) commissioners voted to immediately lift the spectrum cap in urban markets and to completely eliminate it starting January 1, 2003. Expected consequence of the move; Accusation of Michael Copps, lone Democratic commissioner, against the FCC; Various reaction of the industry.


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