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What the FCC’s Auction Means

Monday, March 24th, 2008

What the FCC’s Auction Means A good wrap up on the 700-megahertz spectrum auction.

Verizon Wireless wins large chunk of 700MHz spectrum

Friday, March 21st, 2008

 Verizon Wireless wins large chunk of 700MHz spectrum Looks like Verizon has won the coveted $4.7 billion bid for the C block in the recent FCC auction of the 700Mhz spectrum. Google also is a big winner in that they gave the FCC an insurance package that would guarantee a $4.6 billion reserve price if [...]

Verizon Was Country When Country Wasn’t Cool

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

Ignore that Android buzz, put down that iPhone: Verizon says it’s opened the network The iPhone looks cool and Android sounds cool, however Verizon has been doing “Phone” for a really long time and they seem to be making all the right moves lately.

700 MHz – Two Winners

Friday, February 1st, 2008

Google and Google. Google’s primary objective in the horse race for the sought-after “C Block” was to ensure that the new FCC rule to make the new spectrum open to all network carriers. Google was instrumental in getting the FCC to write the open network rule into the auction. The rule states that, if the [...]

What if I only had a hour to live?

Thursday, December 6th, 2007

I was flipping channels this evening in my hotel room and heard a very touching story about a man who wrote a short Xen like essay about all the things he would do if he had only one hour to live. By the way, he dies shortly after completing the essay. Then, I started thinking [...]

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