AT&T to Purchase AWS Spectrum from Aloha
AT&T today announced that it has agreed to acquire 49 AWS spectrum licenses from Aloha Partners. The licenses cover more than 50 million people across California, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Texas. AT&T said it will use the Aloha spectrum to supplement its existing AWS holdings, which will be used for its LTE network. The deal is subject to regulatory approval. Financial terms were not disclosed.
T-Mobile Targets Rural Areas for 600 MHz Service, Starting with Cheyenne
Aug 16, 2017
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.
T-Mobile to Buy Chicago-Area Spectrum to Boost Coverage
May 25, 2016
T-Mobile today said it has agreed to buy 700 MHz spectrum from Leap in order to bring its "extended-range LTE" coverage to the Chicago metropolitan area. Specifically, T-Mobile is snagging A-Block 700 MHz spectrum covering Chicago, Elgin, Joliet, Waukegan, Evanston, Naperville, Aurora, Gary, Rockford, De Kalb, Janesville, Bloomington, Normal, Kankakee, Kenosha, and others.
Straight Path to Pay FCC $100M for Squatting On 5G Spectrum
Jan 12, 2017
The FCC has fined Straight Path Communications $100 million for failing to deploy wireless service in accordance with spectrum license requirements. Straight Path is sitting on approximately 1,000 licenses for spectrum in the 39 GHz band, which will eventually be used for 5G.
T-Mobile Seeking mmWave Spectrum In Ohio for 5G
Feb 7, 2018
T-Mobile has agreed to purchase mmWave spectrum in Ohio that it has earmarked for 5G. Specifically, it is looking at 1150 MHz of LMDS spectrum.