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Verizon Wireless (NYSE:VZ) said it sold a portion of its lower 700 MHz B Block spectrum to Nortex Communications, a small operator based in Muenster, Texas. The deal is the first confirmed sale by Verizon of its lower 700...
A group of broadcasters interested in participating in the FCC's incentive auctions of TV broadcast spectrum formed a coalition to push for a successful set of auctions, which are scheduled to start in 2014. The group, called the "Expanding Opportunities...
...We have research that proves that local broadcast television is the most trusted source of local news and information. And, according to FEMA Administrator, Craig Fugate, “ In times of emergency there is no more reliable source of information...
...It is a black mark on the record of FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski that he almost willfully refuses to see the full value of what TV stations do in emergencies. He will occasionally praise broadcasters for the service, but...
During the beginning of this month, it became eminently clear to millions of Americans in the Northeast that at least one part of the future can’t come soon enough. Hurricane Sandy was the latest example of how isolating a blackout...
Spectrum for wireless microphones is expected to be scarce after the FCC completes its repacking Spectrum for wireless microphones is expected to be scarce after the FCC completes its repacking of the UHF TV band. Unlicensed users of wireless microphones...
Once again, a natural disaster has thrown into question the reliability of cellular phone service, demanding a serious, unbiased evaluation by lawmakers and regulators of the role this piece of our nation’s communication infrastructure should play in an emergency. In...
FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn appeared on C-SPAN’s Communicator series. She is confident the FCC will be successful in getting its incentive auctions rolling in the television space, which has a target date of 2014... She refused to speculate on the...
In what amounts to a holiday gift to communications lawyers, as well as extra time for everyone to ponder the issue, the FCC has moved the comment deadlines for its proposed spectrum-holding policies from the day after Thanksgiving (Nov....
Media outlets, regulators and lobbyists this week cranked up the rhetoric over the potential effects of the FCC’s upcoming wireless spectrum auctions. In the online article 'The Myth of the Wireless Spectrum Crisis' on Gigaom.com, Tim Farrar used the Wireless...