January 15, 2008
News From the FCC
The FCC announced yesterday that 214 bidders have qualified to participate in the 700 MHz band auction. Among the obvious - AT&T, Verizon, Google - are the not so obvious. Chevron? The press release is here and Attachment A (the list of qualified bidders) is here, and Attachment B (the list of non-qualified bidders) is here.
Speaking of the FCC, the Commission is soliciting public comments on the petition complaining of certain networks slowing or degrading their services, particularly in regard to peer-to-peer transmissions. The press release with relevant docket numbers and links to the comment system is here. Press releases that announce and seek comments on related issues are here (carriers may not degrade traffic for lawful content as petitioned by a video service) and here (non-discrimination in sending text messages).
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