In the telecommunications world, the transfer of spectrum is sort of like alimony for a relationship that didn't quite work out. The Federal Communications Commission has approved just such a gift from AT&T to T-Mobile, which was a condition of their failed merger. No word on who got the house in Aspen. T-Mobile will be sitting pretty with its new acquisition, which will give it Advanced Wireless Systems spectrum in 128 cellular markets, including the 12 of the top 20, says PCMag.
The Federal Communications Commission unanimously approved new rules for the unlicensed use white spaces, the empty or under utilized TV spectrum that many are hoping could lead to a new form of super Wi-Fi. The release of such spec... Read Post
AT&T, T-Mobile transfer approved: The Federal Communications Commission Wednesday approved the transfer of AT&T spectrum to T-Mobile, tying off a loose end to the companies’ failed attempt at a merger. The spectrum was part of the “... Read Post