Spectrum articles

Next-gen 5G mobile networks may use spectrum up to 71 GHz

5G networks are still several years off, but the Federal Communications Commission is already gearing up for their deployment by drafting rules that would allow companies to broadcast cellular signals in extremely high frequency spectrums.

AT&T agrees to purchase Alltel spectrum, customers for $780 million

AT&T has reached an agreement with Atlantic Tele-Network Inc. (Alltel) to acquire the company’s US retail wireless operations for $780 million in cash. Included in the package are the rights to Alltel’s wireless properties and licenses, network assets, retail stores…

Sprint is interested in partnering with Dish Network on spectrum deal

Sprint is reportedly interested in striking a deal with satellite television provider Dish. The agreement would benefit both parties as the wireless carrier would gain access to Dish’s unused mobile spectrum while the television provider would be permitted to sell…