Verizon Not Interested in Clearwire Spectrum
Verizon Wireless has rebuffed a Bloomberg report that it is participating in an auction to acquire spectrum from WiMax provider Clearwire. "We're not participating in the Clearwire auction," said Nancy Stark, a spokeswoman for Verizon Wireless. Bloomberg reported on Tuesday that Clearwire was in talks to sell some of its spectrum in a bid to raise the $5 billion it needs to continue operations. Bloomberg also reported that AT&T and Deustche Telekom are making bids for the spectrum.
AT&T, Verizon Dominate AWS-3 Auction
The FCC today published a list of companies that placed winning bids for the AWS-3 spectrum auction. The FCC auctioned off 1,600 licenses, for which 70 companies were competing.
Sprint to Sit Out AWS-3 Auction
Sprint today confirmed that it will skip an upcoming spectrum auction. "Sprint has decided not to participate in the FCC's AWS-3 auction, but will continue to evaluate the opportunities presented by the upcoming 600MHz incentive auction," said Sprint spokesman Jeffrey Silva to Bloomberg.
FCC's 2016 Reverse Auction Sees Opening Bids Set
The FCC has set opening bids for the 600MHz reverse spectrum auction, scheduled for the middle of 2016. The auction will see television stations give up their spectrum licenses, which will then be sold to wireless companies.
Opening Round of AWS-3 Auction Nets $1.77B in Bids
Wireless and other companies began bidding on AWS-3 spectrum licenses today, which are being auctioned off by the FCC. The initial round of bidding totaled about $1.77 billion for 1,012 of the 1,614 available licenses.
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So Bloomberg decided to lie to everyone?
It's likely that all the had was a source saying Verizon, AT&T and T-mobile were invited to the classy me...