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 Targets Rural Areas for 600 MHz Service, Starting with Cheyenne
T-Mobile today said it has activated its first 600 MHz cell site in Cheyenne, Wyo. T-Mobile is using Nokia equipment to provide LTE coverage across Cheyenne in the 600 MHz band.
Sprint to Use Cox's Infrastructure for Some Backhaul
Sprint and Cox Communications today said they've agreed to work together to improve one another's businesses. Sprint plans to use Cox's broadband infrastructure to improve its macro backhaul performance, as well as to densify its wireless network through the use of small cells.
T-Mobile Accelerates 600 MHz LTE Deployments
T-Mobile has significantly expanded the availability of LTE service on its 600 MHz (Band 71) spectrum around the country. The Un-carrier debuted its 600 MHz service in Cheyenne, Wyo., last August.
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.
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...