AT&T Files to Buy Yet More 700MHz Spectrum
AT&T has filed paperwork with the Federal Communications Commission seeking permission to acquire a chunk of B Block 700MHz spectrum from Maxima International. This particular slice of airwaves is located in Houma and Thibodaux Counties in Louisiana. If the transaction is permitted, AT&T will walk away with 55MHz of spectrum below 1GHz in both counties. Terms weren't immediately disclosed. AT&T has been seeking blocks of 700MHz spectrum across the country in order to help increase the potential footprint for its forthcoming Long Term Evolution network.
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 Hopes to Score Spectrum from Cellular Properties
AT&T recently filed paperwork with the FCC seeking permission to buy some Cellular A Block and microwave point-to-point spectrum from Cellular Properties Inc. The spectrum in question covers 11 counties and parts of two Cellular Market Areas in Illinois.
C Spire Looking to Nab 700MHz Spectrum
C Spire Wireless is hoping to buy some Lower 700 MHz C Block spectrum from Waller Wireless. The companies recently filed the request with the FCC.
AT&T Seeking 700MHz Spectrum from Peoples Wireless
AT&T has asked the FCC for permission to purchase two Lower 700 MHz C Block licenses from Peoples Wireless in Texas. If granted, AT&T would hold 24 MHz of contiguous, paired Lower 700 MHz spectrum in the two cellular market areas in question.
T-Mobile Prepared to Buy Lots of 600MHz Spectrum
T-Mobile CFO Braxton Carter said the Uncarrier is making plans to participate in next year's incentive auction and it will be on the hunt for low-band spectrum. Carter indicated the company has as much as $10 billion to spend on spectrum, though it expects to spend much less than that to get what it needs to expand coverage.
AT&T ISN'T PLAYING AROUND...
Can they leave T-Mobile alone now?
To what end?
Like that guy watching TV on his cab, or that DMV commercial.
My question is, how many minutes of TV I can watch before the 2Gigs are up?
Of course, I am not buying it. (either the phones or the ads).