Verizon to Buy AWS Spectrum from Cox for $315 Million
Verizon Wireless and Cox Communications today announced that Verizon has agreed to purchase a 20 MHz block of 1700 MHz (AWS) spectrum from Cox for $315 million. The spectrum in question covers 26 million POPs in various markets around the country. Verizon Wireless and Cox have also entered into an agreement to resell one another's services at a wholesale level. Cox announced earlier this year plans to cease offering its own wireless services and shut down its network in March of 2012. The spectrum purchase must be approved by the government before it can be completed.
T-Mobile Says 600 MHz Service Kicks Off In August
T-Mobile today said it plans to begin offering service through its 600 MHz spectrum next month. The company revealed the news in its second quarter earnings statement.
Verizon and T-Mobile Agree to $173M Spectrum Swap
Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile have agreed to exchange AWS-1 and PCS spectrum in dozens of markets around the country in a deal valued at $173 million. The spectrum in question covers portions of Arkansas, California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Virginia.
Verizon's 1900 MHz Spectrum In NYC Now Entirely LTE
Verizon Wireless has completed refarming its 1900 MHz spectrum in the country's largest city, an effort first begun in 2014. The company recently converted the last remaining 10 MHz block from CDMA 3G to LTE 4G, which means Verizon is running LTE on 20 MHz of its Band 2 spectrum in New York City.
Verizon Sees No More Big Spectrum Grabs In Its Future
Verizon today said it doesn't believe it will need to make any more large spectrum acquisitions following the results of the recent AWS-3 spectrum auction. Verizon netted 181 spectrum licenses at a cost of $10.4 billion.
Wow!!! no one person has nothing to say about Verizon buying out COX wireless, but you blow up the world if AT&T buys out T-Mobile,LMAO..this country is a trip.
Not just this transaction but, "Verizon...