TITLE

Western Wireless bids $9.4 million for rural license

AUTHOR(S)
Weaver, Heather Forsgren
PUB. DATE
June 2002
SOURCE
RCR Wireless News;6/3/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 22, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that affiliates of Cingular Wireless L.L.C. and Western Wireless Corp. were leading the bidding to win rural cellular licenses the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) began auctioning in May 2002. Details on the bidding for rural license; Top bidder for the Ceiba, Puerto Rico, license; Companies that are challenging the decision of FCC to allow open participation in the auction.
ACCESSION #
6827082

 

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