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Support grows for FCC spectrum auction rule reform

March 19, 2015 12:23 pm

Commissioner Pai started it; Chairman Wheeler committed to it; now Congress is getting behind the effort to revamp FCC spectrum auction rules that facilitate small business participation in wireless auctions. The day after a contentious Senate commerce hearing which brought the auction [...]

FCC to reform wireless spectrum auction discounts for small business

March 19, 2015 7:30 am

Amid the partisan sparring over net neutrality at the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing Wednesday, there was one brief moment of consensus.  The FCC rules that provide discounts to small businesses in its wireless spectrum auctions are slated to be  tightened up. Since the [...]

Dish gets more flak for spectrum strategy

March 16, 2015 3:00 pm

FCC commissioner Ajit Pai isn’t letting go of his opposition to the way Dish gained access to a large swath of wireless spectrum from last month’s AWS auction. And he’s again calling on his fellow commissioners to pull the plug on the existing terms of the sale. Pai’s statement comes as [...]
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