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AT&T’s New Way to Fix Network Quality

Friday, April 22nd, 2011

The FCC received a request this week to transfer T-Mobile’s licenses to AT&T.  By requesting to transfer T-Mobile’s licenses to AT&T, the companies kick off the FCC’s review of the deal. The FCC will consider whether combining AT&T’s and T-Mobile’s wireless licenses will comply with the agency’s regulations. Both the FCC and the Department of Justice will also consider how combining the licenses will affect competition. This FCC filing brings to light one approach that AT&T…

Working Together…A Novel Concept

Friday, April 8th, 2011

Many news articles and bloggers have talked about a pending network sharing arrangement between LightSquared and Sprint.  These talks also fueled much speculation about the ultimate disposition of Clearwire.  The most popular version being that Sprint was leaving Clearwire for the better spectrum & political contacts of LightSquared. On April 7, Credit Suisse provided enough details about a potential deal to lend credibility to the claim that both LightSquared and Clearwire are set to network share with Sprint.…

Is “Bad Press is Better Than No Press”?

Monday, April 4th, 2011

If it is true that “bad press is better than no press”, then LightSquared must take some solace in the recent string of articles announcing its ultimate demise.  What evidence have the nay sayers used to declare LightSquared to be dead on arrival?   First they point out that LightSquared does not have a network…yet.  They then move on to the prohibitive cost of deploying a network.  Staying in the technical arena, the next complaint is the lack of…

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