AT&T Hoping to Snag WCS Spectrum in San Diego
AT&T recently filed an application with the Federal Communications Commission seeking permission to purchase two spectrum licenses from the San Diego Gas & Electric Company. The two licenses cover Wireless Communications Service spectrum in the greater San Diego area. According to AT&T, the license transfer would put to use underutilized spectrum and shore up its long-term LTE 4G plans. The FCC has accepted the application and set up a schedule for opponents of the deal to file the appropriate paperwork. AT&T did not immediately place a value on the spectrum license transfer.
AT&T Taps East Kentucky Network for 700MHz Licenses
AT&T has filed paperwork with the FCC hoping to gain permission to purchase three Lower 700MHz C Block licenses from East Kentucky Network. The licenses in question cover 20 counties in three Cellular Market Areas across regions of Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia.
AT&T Looking to Score Plateau Wireless Spectrum
AT&T and Plateau Wireless have filed paperwork with the Federal Communications Commission seeking permission to transfer certain spectrum licenses held by Plateau to AT&T. AT&T hopes to gain 700MHz, 850MHz, and AWS spectrum covering select markets in New Mexico and Texas.
FCC Approves AT&T Spectrum Purchase from Kaplan
The FCC has given Kaplan Telephone Inc. permission to sell several spectrum licenses to AT&T.
Straight Path to Pay FCC $100M for Squatting On 5G Spectrum
The FCC has fined Straight Path Communications $100 million for failing to deploy wireless service in accordance with spectrum license requirements. Straight Path is sitting on approximately 1,000 licenses for spectrum in the 39 GHz band, which will eventually be used for 5G.