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More Details Emerge About AT&T's NextWave Purchase

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Aug 31, 2012, 12:21 PM   by Eric M. Zeman   @phonescooper

The Federal Communications Commission today published more details about AT&T's proposed acquisition of NextWave Wireless and its subsidiaries. If allowed to proceed as requested, AT&T will acquire between 10MHz and 25MHz of A, B, and C Block WCS spectrum from Comcast in 149 Cellular Market Areas; 10MHz of A Block WCS spectrum from Horizon in 132 CMAs; and 5MHz to 30MHz of A, B, C, and D Block WCS spectrum from NextWave in 476 CMAs. In total, AT&T could gain control over as much as 30MHz of WCS spectrum in markets around the U.S. Further, the transaction would give AT&T 10MHz to 30MHz of AWS-1 spectrum from NextWave in 28 CMAs. The FCC has set the pleading schedule for the transaction: petitions to deny are due by October 1 and replies are due by October 22. The transaction is valued at $600 million.

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Aug 31, 2012, 12:36 PM

The rich get richer.....

Duopoly. Blue and red. Checkmarks and globes.
I hope the goverment forces AT&T and Verizon allow equal and complete roaming of their networks TO ALL their compitions. So that all the regional and rural carriers automaticly become national carriers. But NO carriers can not roam IF they have spectr...
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