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Comcast buys $1.7b in wireless spectrum, paving the way for Xfinity cell phone launch - Philly.com (blog);

Comcast buys $1.7b in wireless spectrum, paving the way for Xfinity cell phone launch - Philly.com (blog)

Philly.com (blog)Comcast buys $1.7b in wireless spectrum, paving the way for Xfinity cell phone launchPhilly.com (blog)Comcast Corp. bought $1.7 billion in wireless spectrum controlled by the TV broadcasters as part of a major reallocation of the nation's airwaves for smart phones and mobile devices, the government said on Thursday. FCC officials said in a conference ...and more »

T-Mobile, Dish, Comcast Emerge As FCC Auction Winners - Law360 (subscription)

T-Mobile, Dish, Comcast Emerge As FCC Auction WinnersLaw360 (subscription)Law360, Washington (April 13, 2017, 6:40 PM EDT) -- Wireless carrier T-Mobile spent nearly $8 billion to come out as the top winner in the Federal Communications Commission's broadcast incentive auction, the FCC said Thursday in bringing the auction to ...and more »

T-Mobile, Dish, Comcast bolster their airwave holdings at FCC auction - MarketWatch;

T-Mobile, Dish, Comcast bolster their airwave holdings at FCC auction - MarketWatch

MarketWatchT-Mobile, Dish, Comcast bolster their airwave holdings at FCC auctionMarketWatchT-Mobile US Inc., Dish Network Corp. and Comcast Corp. were among the top buyers in the U.S. government's wireless airwaves auction, which drew $19.8 billion in bids. The results, announced Thursday, showed that T-Mobile TMUS, +0.19% was the ...and more »

T-Mobile, Dish Network dominate spectrum spending as top two stand by - Seeking Alpha

T-Mobile, Dish Network dominate spectrum spending as top two stand bySeeking AlphaAs it had promised, T-Mobile (TMUS +0.2%) made a splash at the FCC's yearlong spectrum auction, making its biggest-ever investment ($7.99B) to acquire more than 1,500 licenses nationwide (45% of the spectrum auctioned). That's a move that will help its ...and more »

$19.8 billion airwaves auction may mean better cell service - Boston Herald;

$19.8 billion airwaves auction may mean better cell service - Boston Herald

Boston Herald$19.8 billion airwaves auction may mean better cell serviceBoston HeraldFILE - This Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015, file photo shows a T-Mobile store in New York. Consumers could see more competition and better mobile service after the end of a big U.S. government auction transferring airwave rights from TV broadcasters to ...and more »

Incentive Auction Watchers, Participants, Weigh In on FCC Data Dump - Broadcasting & Cable;

Incentive Auction Watchers, Participants, Weigh In on FCC Data Dump - Broadcasting & Cable

Broadcasting & CableIncentive Auction Watchers, Participants, Weigh In on FCC Data DumpBroadcasting & CableInterested parties were celebrating the FCC's release of a raft of data on who won what in the recent broadcast incentive auction, as well as next steps and timelines for repacking TV stations after the auction. "NAB congratulates the Commission and ...and more »

CTA Applauds the FCC on Close of TV Broadcast Spectrum Incentive Auction - Business Wire (press release)

CTA Applauds the FCC on Close of TV Broadcast Spectrum Incentive AuctionBusiness Wire (press release)ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The following statement is attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™, in regards to the close of the Federal Communication Commission's (FCC) TV broadcast spectrum ...and more »

Repack Reax - TV Technology

Repack ReaxTV TechnologyWASHINGTON—The incentive auction officially closed today and the TV channel repack officially began with the issuance of the Federal Communications Commission's “Auction Closing and Channel Reassignment Public Notice,” which brought a round of ...and more »

T-Mobile Wins Big in FCC Spectrum Auction - PCMag India;

T-Mobile Wins Big in FCC Spectrum Auction - PCMag India

PCMag IndiaT-Mobile Wins Big in FCC Spectrum AuctionPCMag IndiaT-Mobile spent nearly $8 billion in the auction for repurposed TV spectrum, which it plans to use to improve its LTE data networks. 0shares; Facebook; Twitter; Linkedin; Pinterest; Google Plus; Reddit; Hacker News. The FCC on Thursday concluded its ...and more »

FCC Announces Results of Wireless Spectrum Incentive Auction - Public Knowledge Tech News and Comment (blog);

FCC Announces Results of Wireless Spectrum Incentive Auction - Public Knowledge Tech News and Comment (blog)

Public Knowledge Tech News and Comment (blog)FCC Announces Results of Wireless Spectrum Incentive AuctionPublic Knowledge Tech News and Comment (blog)Today, the Federal Communications Commission announced the closing results of the broadcast incentive auction. This first-in-the-world incentive auction allowed telecommunications providers to bid on spectrum licenses owned by broadcasters.and more »

T-Mobile, Dish bid a combined $14-billion in US airwaves auction - The Globe and Mail

T-Mobile, Dish bid a combined $14-billion in US airwaves auctionThe Globe and MailT-Mobile US Inc bid $8-billion and Dish Network Corp $6.2-billion to win the bulk of broadcast airwaves spectrum for sale in a government auction, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Thursday. The two carriers accounted for most of the ...and more »

T-Mobile Spends $8 Billion to Upgrade Its Wireless Network - The Mac Observer (blog)

T-Mobile Spends $8 Billion to Upgrade Its Wireless NetworkThe Mac Observer (blog)T-Mobile recently won an FCC wireless auction for a chunk of the wireless airwave spectrum, spending US$8 billion to expand its network. It acquired over 1,500 wireless licenses in the 600MHz range. That's a low frequency spectrum that can travel ...and more »

T-Mobile, Dish bid combined $14 billion in US airwaves auction: FCC - Reuters;

T-Mobile, Dish bid combined $14 billion in US airwaves auction: FCC - Reuters

ReutersT-Mobile, Dish bid combined $14 billion in US airwaves auction: FCCReutersPeople pass by a T-Mobile store in the Brooklyn borough of New York June 4, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid. 1/2. left. right. A Dish Network logo is seen on a satellite dish on a Brooklyn apartment building roof in New York June 4, 2015.and more »

T-Mobile Takes the Most TV Spectrum for $8 Billion - TV Technology

T-Mobile Takes the Most TV Spectrum for $8 BillionTV TechnologyNEW YORK—T-Mobile was the big winner in the recently concluded TV spectrum incentive auction, followed by Dish and Comcast, according to Marci Ryvicker, senior analyst at Wells Fargo, commenting on the auction results released today by the Federal ...and more »

The government just wrapped a major auction that'll shape the future of the Internet - Washington Post;

The government just wrapped a major auction that'll shape the future of the Internet - Washington Post

Washington PostThe government just wrapped a major auction that'll shape the future of the InternetWashington PostT-Mobile, Dish Network, Comcast and AT&T were among the biggest winners of a historic government auction of wireless airwaves, the Federal Communications Commission said Thursday. The auction will transfer a significant amount of spectrum — the ...and more »

Future of LTE: T-Mobile purchases big chunk of 600MHZ spectrum in FCC auction. - Android Police;

Future of LTE: T-Mobile purchases big chunk of 600MHZ spectrum in FCC auction. - Android Police

Android PoliceFuture of LTE: T-Mobile purchases big chunk of 600MHZ spectrum in FCC auction.Android PoliceIs that the sweet sound of the FCC's auction hammer striking? After bidding closed March 30th it looks like T-Mobile has picked up almost half of the frequencies that were up for sale, acquiring big chunks of the 600MHZ spectrum for future LTE deployment.and more »

1000 TV Stations Will Need to Find New Channels 'In Very Tight Time Frames' - TVSpy

1000 TV Stations Will Need to Find New Channels 'In Very Tight Time Frames'TVSpyThe FCC's spectrum auction has come to an end, as companies including T-Mobile, Dish and Comcast bid a total of $7.3 billion for airwaves for future growth. At the other end of the spectrum, TV stations, as many as 1,000 of them, which will have to ...and more »

Results of FCC's 600MHz auction are in, T-Mobile wins nearly half of all spectrum sold - PhoneDog;

Results of FCC's 600MHz auction are in, T-Mobile wins nearly half of all spectrum sold - PhoneDog

PhoneDogResults of FCC's 600MHz auction are in, T-Mobile wins nearly half of all spectrum soldPhoneDogThere's some big wireless news out today, as the FCC has announced the results of the 600MHz spectrum auction that kicked off last year. The FCC says that there were a total of 50 winning bidders and $19.8 billion in bids. There was 70MHz of licensed ...and more »

T-Mobile, Dish & Comcast Big Winners in $19.8B 600MHz Auction - Light Reading;

T-Mobile, Dish & Comcast Big Winners in $19.8B 600MHz Auction - Light Reading

Light ReadingT-Mobile, Dish & Comcast Big Winners in $19.8B 600MHz AuctionLight ReadingT-Mobile has made good on its promise to be the big winner in the 600Mhz low-band spectrum auction spending nearly $8 billion to grab what the operator says is 45% of the total TV spectrum on offer. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ...and more »

T-Mobile, Comcast, Dish and US Cellular among big winners in FCC broadcast airwaves auction - TechSpot;

T-Mobile, Comcast, Dish and US Cellular among big winners in FCC broadcast airwaves auction - TechSpot

TechSpotT-Mobile, Comcast, Dish and US Cellular among big winners in FCC broadcast airwaves auctionTechSpotThe Federal Communications Commission on Thursday revealed that Comcast, Dish Network, US Cellular and T-Mobile were among the top spenders in the most recent spectrum auction. The airwaves auction, which allowed broadcasters to repurpose their ...and more »