AT&T & Verizon Make 700 MHz Plans
The operator paid nearly $10 billion in total for bandwidth and won the prized C-Band 700 MHz spectrum. The operator has had to wait to reveal what it will do with the spectrum until Thursday night, under FCC anti-collusion rules. (See Verizon & AT&T Win 700 MHz Sweeps.)
Now that the deadline has passed the operator can confirm what many had suspected, that it will use its preferred "4G" long-term evolution (LTE) technology over the 700 MHz spectrum, which should be cleared of analog TV broadcasters by the end of February 2009.
For more on Verizon's plans for its 700 MHz spectrum, see the full story at Unstrung