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.
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 Fires Up AWS in Louisville
Verizon Wireless today launched LTE 4G service on its AWS spectrum holdings in Louisville, Ky. The company said it made an effort to get the additional spectrum online ahead of the Kentucky Derby, which will be run Saturday afternoon, and draws an average crowd of 155,000.
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.
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.
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...