Nortel Delays Patent Auction By a Week
Nortel has rescheduled its planned auction for some 6,000 patents. Rather than June 20, the auction will take place June 27. The patents cover a wide range of wireless and networking technologies. Google, RIM, Apple, and others may participate.
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.
T-Mobile Parent to Wait for Auction's End to Shop Uncarrier
Deutsche Telekom, the parent company of T-Mobile US, will not pursue any mergers or acquisitions for the Uncarrier while the FCC is holding its incentive spectrum auction. The information comes from unnamed sources cited by Reuters.
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 Seeking 20MHz Block of 600MHz Spectrum
AT&T is making plans to participate in next year's incentive auction, according to CFO John Stephens. "Spectrum is a scare asset, and so we would expect to participate," said Stephens, speaking at technology conference.
Dish May Bid In 600MHz Auction Next Year
Dish Network is evaluating whether or not to participate in the FCC's 600MHz incentive auction next year, according to an executive. The company might bid on airwave licenses even though it was recently denied a $3.3 billion discount on licenses it won in this year's AWS-3 auction.