Dish Gets a Sprint Deal, Just Not the One It First Wanted

The two companies plan to offer, on a trial basis, a fixed wireless Internet service to be installed by Dish using Sprint’s airwaves.
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A Gold Rush Hits Wireless Spectrum

The U.S. government’s first major auction of wireless airwaves since 2008 has speculators panning for gold.

T-Mobile Taps MetroPCS’ Spectrum to Boost LTE Network Speeds

The No. 4 U.S. carrier is using airwaves from its recent MetroPCS acquisition to boost its top network speeds. First up was North Dallas, where the higher speeds kicked in just before Thanksgiving.
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FCC Will Delay Spectrum Auction Until 2015

The Federal Communications Commission said Friday it has delayed until 2015 the timeline for a planned reverse auction of TV airwaves, a decision that reflects the commission’s intent on getting the complex proceeding right.

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AT&T, T-Mobile Weigh Bids For Verizon Wireless Spectrum

AT&T Inc. is considering a bid for a block of spectrum licenses held by Verizon Wireless, setting up a potential contest for the airwaves with smaller rival T-Mobile US Inc., people familiar with the matter said.

Dish’s Charlie Ergen Looks Assured of More Spectrum as No Other Big Names Enter Auction

The absence of a big-name bidder to rival Ergen seemed a likely outcome after Sprint announced last month that it wouldn’t bid on the so-called H Block of spectrum.
Dish Network CEO Charlie Ergen

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T-Mobile Looks to Raise Money to Buy Spectrum

T-Mobile US Inc. plans to sell $2 billion in debt after raising nearly that amount in a stock sale, as the company beefs up its war chest for acquiring wireless spectrum.

New FCC Boss Tom Wheeler Says He Represents the People, Not the Tech Industry (Interview)

The new FCC head addresses worries that his days as a cable- and wireless-industry lobbyist would make him more interested in industry concerns than in fighting for consumers’ rights.
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Comcast and Verizon Decide They Don’t Need to Compete With Apple, Google and Everyone Else, After All

2012: “We’re going to get together and build awesome stuff consumers will love.” 2013: “Nah. No need.”
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Wi-Fi Fight Pits Car Makers Against Cable Companies

The auto and cable industries are in a jam over a lane of wireless spectrum.

Sprint Hungry for More Spectrum