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Government Clears Way For 1700 MHz Auctions

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Dec 30, 2005, 2:10 PM   by (staff)

A report from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) has cleared the way for the US's proposed 3G auction. The report concluded that transitioning government agencies to new spectrum in order to clear a block between 1710 - 1755 MHz will cost about $935 million. The government expects to make more than this in the spectrum auction. The complementary 45 MHz in the 2100 band have already been cleared. While carriers like T-Mobile have stated they are waiting for this new spectrum to launch 3G services, other carriers that have already launched 3G will be interested in the spectrum for future protocols or additional services.

more info at Mobile Pipeline »

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Here we go! nextel18 Dec 30, 2005, 3:39 PM
1700MHz and 2100MHz vlad213 Jan 2, 2006, 5:10 PM
This Could Get Interesting SForsyth01 Dec 30, 2005, 2:41 PM
another war: US versus Germany mingkee Dec 31, 2005, 2:12 AM
DT better step up staiano Dec 30, 2005, 3:52 PM
 
 
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