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FCC Makes Decision on 700 MHz Spectrum

The Federal Communications Commission voted to shake up the wireless market by approving a set of rules for the upcoming auction that would require the winner to make them accessible to any phone, other device or application.

Regulators decided today that the winner of the valuable wireless airwaves the U.S. government plans to sell (by early next year) would have to permit consumers to connect using any device or software.

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Making Lemonade out of Lemons from the FCC's 700 MHz Spectrum Auction Decision
FCC sets 700MHz auction rules: limited open access, no wholesale requirement
FCC Gives Google Half a Win
FCC Dodges 700 MHz Rebellion with Compromise
FCC Hands Google a Partial Victory
FCC: Limited Open Access, No Wholesale Requirement for 700 MHz
First Impression: FCC Rules for the 700MHz Auction
Two Things Happened at the FCC Today

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