ZTE Says It Will Bid on Nortel's Assets
Chinese telecom equipment and handset maker ZTE has indicated that it will participate in an auction for some of the remaining Nortel assets. In particular, ZTE is interested in Nortel's next-generation networking technology, some of which pertain to LTE. Other companies interested in bidding on the asets include Apple, Google, and Ericsson has said it is monitoring the auction. One the worth of the remaining patents is decided upon, the auction will proceed.
Google to Sit Out Incentive Auction
Google will not participate in next month's spectrum auction, says the company. The deadline to file applications for the auction passed on February 10.
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 Approves 70 Bidders for AWS-3 Auction
The FCC today published a list of entities approved to bid in the upcoming auction for AWS-3 spectrum. A total of 70 companies qualified to participate in the auction, which begins November 13.
FCC Says Applications for Incentive Auction Due Today
Today marks the deadline for companies planning to participate in the upcoming reverse auction to file their applications. The FCC will accept entries until the end of the day.
AT&T Unhappy About Dish's AWS-3 Bidding Tactics
AT&T today accused rival Dish Networks of creating artificial demand for spectrum and raising prices in the recently concluded auction for AWS-3 spectrum. Dish itself did not bid in the auction and instead had three smaller companies participate on its behalf.
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the chinese are trying to infiltrate your communications systems
This is how the Chinese do things.