FCC Approves AT&T 700MHz Buy
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Feb 5, 2008, 4:17 PM by Eric M. Zeman
The FCC has approved AT&T's purchase of 12MHz of spectrum in the 700MHz band from Aloha Spectrum Holdings. The spectrum covers 196 million U.S. residents and includes 72 of the top 100 markets. AT&T originally announced the purchase, for $2.5 billion, in October of last year. AT&T will use the spectrum for its planned broadcast video service and other two-way communications. This spectrum is not part of the FCC's current 700MHz spectrum auction.
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Exactly which spectrum is this?
AT&T finds a loop hole!!!
how do you...
A) Purchase a carrier that is licensed (which is what AT&T did)
B) Go to the FCC auctions