The UK's mobile networks are preparing themselves for the outcome of the 4G LTE spectrum auction, which Ofcom will announce on Wednesday.The communications regulator will reveal which companies have been successful in the bidding process for the 800MHz and 2.6GHz frequencies placed up for grabs in January.Reports on Tuesday evening suggest that the most valuable 800MHz...
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Sprint is juggling its two competing buyout offers. It's appointed a special committee to evaluate Dish's proposal on one hand, but it's not delaying its wedding date with SoftBank on the other.
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sprint Nextel Corp and SoftBank Corp asked regulators on Friday to go ahead with a review of their proposed $20.1 billion deal after Sprint's rival suitor, Dish Network Corp , asked for a suspension of the review.
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The FCC said LightSquared could temporarily use a band of wireless spectrum to test whether its mobile network can coexist with government use of that space.
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NEW YORK - Dish Network Corp asked U.S. regulators on Thursday to stop reviewing SoftBank Corp's proposed acquisition of Sprint Nextel Corp's , citing the Japanese company's reported
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The bidding war for Clearwire is really heating up now that DISH is willing to take on all of Sprint to get to that delicious huge swath of bandwidth that its subsidiary Clearwire controls. Nothing, NOTHING, is more important than keeping conrol of that giant amount of valuable spectrum in American hands.
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With the notion of not only 4G on the cards, but also talk of 800MHz and 2.6GHz spectrum being bandied about, it can get confusing very quickly – even the networks themselves have had trouble picking through the bids to see how their rivals have done.But in a nutshell, the main technology you should care about within the 4G allocation is the frequencies on offer: 800MHz,...
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EE's 4G plans continue apace as it serves up to 10x faster speeds to rural areas, with average speeds of 8-12Mbps.Currently the UK's only 4G provider, EE has been running a 4G trial in Threlkeld for months now, and has now extended that to larger parts of Cumbria.It's claiming that speeds of up to 20Mbps were seen during those trials, but EE is claiming residents of the 100...
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