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- Canadian bids top $557M. Wendelken, Sandra // RCR Wireless News;1/29/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p2
Reports that the total bids among the five Canadian companies vying for 40 megahertz of additional spectrum in the two GHz frequency band had reached $557 million at the end of bidding on January 25, 2001.
- Ofcom increases licence-exempt spectrum and shifts control to market. // Electronics Weekly;7/6/2005, Issue 2201, p4
The article reports that the British Office of Communications (Ofcom) has issued plans for the future control of frequency spectrum which will mean an increase in the amount of license-exempt spectrum and a move to "market mechanism" control for the majority of spectrum. License-exempt spectrum...
- ITA backs off spectrum lease fees. // RCR Wireless News;11/12/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 46, p15
Reports that the Industrial Telecommunications Association (ITA) has backed off its quest for spectrum lease fees with the United States federal government. Reason for the move of ITA; Use of lease fees on companies which sought spectrum licenses from the government; Speculation on the response...
- Verizon buys NextWave for $3B. Meyer, Dan; Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR Wireless News;11/8/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 45, p1
Reports on the acquisition of NextWave Telecom Inc. by Verizon Wireless. Significance of the deal; Information on the spectrum licenses that Verizon will gain from the deal; Approval required by the agreement.
- Bush/Gore, Act 2. Eichner, Tina // RCR Wireless News;7/30/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 31, p12
Criticizes the proposal of several wireless communication carriers in the United States to pay off the disputed spectrum band license of bankrupt NextWave Telecom Inc. Reason for the non-feasibility of the proposal; Role of the United States Federal Communications Commission on the issue.
- Politics over radio airwaves plays on. Nobel, Carmen // eWeek;10/16/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 42, p1
Reports plans of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to auction licenses for the 700MHz spectrum in the United States. Profit of television broadcasters from analog spectrum received freely in a deal with Congress; Failure of FCC to require television sets to receive digital television...
- 3G key to coffers. Jackson, Donny // Telephony;08/21/2000, Vol. 239 Issue 8, p7
Comments on the potential payoff of third generation (3G) wireless license auctions for the United States (U.S.) government. Estimated value of a wireless license auction in the country; Problem of 3G wireless in the U.S.; Spectrum considered most appropriate for 3G wireless communication use.
- Fishy frequencies; CBI finds more irregularities with handling of spectrum. // 2.5G-4G;Jul2012, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p4
The article focuses on additional irregularities with the way frequency spectrum was handled that were raised by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) of India as of July 2012.
- Ofta cars for new spectrum charges. // Telecom Asia;Dec2010, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p13
The article reports on the proposal of the Hong Kong regulator, Ofta, to impose new spectrum utilization fee (SUF) for some spectrum bands used for wireless backhaul and satellite services.