AT&T Turns On 850MHz in 7 Connecticut Counties
Following steps it has taken in Atlanta, New York City, New Jersey and San Francisco, AT&T today announced that it has turned on its 850MHz spectrum in Fairfield, New Haven, Middlesex, Hartford, New London, Tolland and Windham counties in Connecticut.
Connecticut Says Marketers Can't Send Unwanted Texts
Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy signed a law on Thursday that makes it illegal for marketing companies to send unsolicited text messages to cell phones. The law allows Connecticut residents to specify they don't want to receive messages via the Do Not Call registry.
Apple Music Gets the Attention of Antitrust Regulators
New York and Connecticut want to be sure Apple Music, the new streaming service announced by Apple this week, doesn't violate antitrust rules. Universal Music Group, responding to requests from the attorneys general of New York and Connecticut, said it is not colluding with Apple nor its rivals to impede competition in the music streaming market.
AT&T and US Cellular Propose PCS Spectrum Swap
AT&T and U.S. Cellular have asked the FCC for permission to exchange spectrum licenses in select areas around the country.
T-Mobile and Verizon Agree to Another Spectrum Swap
T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless have petitioned the FCC for permission to swap AWS and PCS spectrum licenses in 92 counties and/or 41 Cellular Market Areas around the country. The companies propose to switch spectrum licenses, but not cellular assets or customers.
I love that they fired up 850 MHz in 7 out of 8 counties ... every county except where I'm from.