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AT&T receives FCC approval for acquisition of NextWave

Monday 24 December 2012 | 04:48 CET | News

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US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has approved AT&T's pending acquisition of US mobile broadband company NextWave Wireless and other pending WCS spectrum acquisitions. The FCC previously approved a joint proposal from AT&T and Sirius XM that permits deployment of mobile broadband service in the WCS band. AT&T intends to deploy WCS spectrum for added LTE capacity in approximately three years. AT&T now expects the NextWave transaction will close during the first quarter of 2013.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: AT&T / FCC / NextWave Wireless
Countries: United States
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