Will Cingular Spectrum Plan Fly?

Rockwell, Mark; Vaughan, Allyson
April 2002
Wireless Week;4/8/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 14, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the proposal by Cingular Wireless to relocate public safety users in the U.S. in the 800 megahertz (MHz) band to a spectrum occupied by broadcasters and then auction the 800 MHz spectrum and use some of the proceeds to cover the relocation expenses incurred by public safety users. Opposing move made by broadcaster Paxson Communications Corp.; Stance of the Computer Technology Internet Association on the plan; Details on a similar plan by Nextel Communications Inc. INSET: Comparing The Plans.


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