& cplSiteName &

FCC Considers 700 MHz D Block Price Drop

Light Reading
LR Mobile News Analysis
Light Reading
9/25/2008

In moving to encourage bidding for the 700 MHz D Block of spectrum, the FCC this week proposed that the reserve price be lowered from $1.3 billion to $750 million.

The figure, however, is still much higher than the $472 million that was bid for the spectrum with public safety features earlier this year.

The major government players in the auction -- the FCC and key Congressional leaders -- all want to see some of the spectrum used to beef-up the country's woefully uncoordinated public safety networks.

Read the rest of the story at InformationWeek.

— W. David Gardner, InformationWeek

(1)  | 
Comment  | 
Print  | 
Related Stories
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View        ADD A COMMENT
DCITDave
DCITDave
12/5/2012 | 3:31:08 PM
re: FCC Considers 700 MHz D Block Price Drop
I doubt that getting everyone to use the same radio waves will have much to do with getting political public agencies to change the way they communicate.
Featured Video
Upcoming Live Events
March 16-18, 2020, Embassy Suites, Denver, Colorado
May 18-20, 2020, Irving Convention Center, Dallas, TX
All Upcoming Live Events
Upcoming Webinars
Webinar Archive