Spectrum

Certainly, wireless carriers need more spectrum to meet skyrocketing consumer demand. We?re all watching whether the FCC?s rules lead to a fair, transparent auction that allocates available spectrum to those carriers that value it most.
The FCC released a list of markets where AT&T and Verizon cannot bid for reserve spectrum, clearing the way for a large victory for labor law violator T-Mobile.

The agency's decision to deny the company $3.3 billion in small business credits that it won by manipulating FCC rules was the right one. It?s a step toward ensuring fair, diverse, and competitive spectrum auctions in the future.

The auction rules carefully balance multiple congressional objectives to encourage broadcaster participation, maximize auction revenue, conduct a fair and open auction, and promote competition.
The Wall Street Journal reports that the FCC will deny DISH Network?s claim to $3.3 billion in small business credits.
CWA and the NAACP urge the FCC to deny DISH Network's $3.3 billion manipulation of Commission rules.
The FCC is seeking public comment on DISH Network?s attempt to collect $3 billion in small business credits.
Analyst Craig Moffett wrote, ?Google Fiber is a bit like Ebola: very scary and something to be taken seriously. [However] it gets more press attention than it deserves.?
?Most consumers and policymakers view mobile broadband connections as being complementary, rather than a replacement for, wireline broadband connections,? wrote NTCA.
CWA and the NAACP are challenging DISH Network?s manipulation of the FCC?s ?small and minority-owned business rules? that enabled DISH to grab $3.25 billion from the FCC spectrum auction.