Monday, January 14, 2008

Google makes wireless spectrum payment to FCC

Google (Google Airwaves Inc.) has made the expected deposit payment to bid in the upcoming FCC auction of wireless spectrum cell-phone / broadband frequencies.

Others bidding for spectrum space include AT&T Inc., Verizon, Cox Wireless, Qualcomm, MetroPCS and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen's Vulcan Spectrum LLC.

There numerous others with a total of 214 qualified approved bidders at this time.

As expected, Frontline Wireless, which apparently 'shut down operations' earlier this month did not make the deadline.

The complete list can be found at the Federal Communications Commission website here .

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