The Most Valuable Spectrum on Earth

The 700mhz spectrum freed up by television broadcasters will partially be auctioned off next year and Google wants it. There is some great analysis of the rules and consequences elseware so I’ll spare my .02 cents.
My primary thought on the matter is that if the CTIA is so strenuously opposed to Google’s rule proposal, well then what Google is proposing must be good for me as a consumer.


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