Nextel Exchanges Cellular Spectrum for 3G Spectrum
Nov 28, 2001, 4:58 PM by (staff)
Nextel Communications Inc. is proposing to swap some of its spectrum licenses in a lower frequency range for spectrum in a higher band, a move that is likely to benefit both the wireless phone carrier as well as the public-safety community whose radio communications sometimes interfere with Nextel's service.
Facebook's 'Community Help' Tool Lets People Find or Offer Food and Shelter After Crisis
Feb 8, 2017
Facebook today updated its Safety Check functionality with a new way to help people in need of assistance. The Community Help tool is meant to allow users to find and give assistance during times of crisis.
Facebook Adds to Safety Check's Tool Belt
Jun 14, 2017
Facebook today updated its Safety Check feature by rounding out the set of tools found within. To start, it is now possible to start and/or support a fundraiser directly from within Safety Check.
Cricket Wireless Enlists In Military Exchanges
Oct 17, 2017
Cricket Wirelss today said it has expanded its retail footprint to 122 post exchanges on U.S. military bases.
AT&T Ditching its Band 71 Licenses
Jan 7, 2018
AT&T is selling $1 billion worth of recently-acquired radio spectrum licenses to an obscure Virginia company, according to documents filed recently with the FCC. The spectrum in question is all (or nearly all) of the 600 MHz (band 71) licenses that AT&T acquired in an FCC auction just one year ago.
Dish's Designated Entities Give Up 197 Spectrum Licenses
Oct 2, 2015
Northstar Wireless and SNR Wireless LicenseCo surrendered 197 AWS-3 spectrum licenses and paid a $413 million fine to the FCC for defaulting on their $3.3 billion payment. Dish Networks participated in this year's auction through Northstar and SNR.