Will Google bid for a coveted portion of the U.S. wireless spectrum? "Probably" is the word from chief executive Eric Schmidt. On January 18, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will auction off the so-called "700-MHz band," a swath of wireless spectrum recently vacated by TV stations making the switch to digital …
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Google should remember Nextwave from the last major spectrum auction
The last time the FCC auctioned off a large chunk of spectrum a company called Nextwave won the auction, but then found themselves thrust between a rock and a hard place by the FCC who set out to destroy Nextwave in a series of court actions that had nothing whatever to do with helping the winner to succeed. In the end, after a very prolonged battle Nextwave won in the courts but at the cost of having to abandon their long term plans to compete with the existing incumbants.
I have no reason to believe that the FCC have any notion of the long term damage their court actions against Nextwave did to the ruputation of the United States as a once free enterprise nation.
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