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FCC forces AT&T / BellSouth to divest 2.5 GHz spectrum

January 4, 2007, WASHINGTON, DC (WiMAX Day). Last week the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in America approved the $80 billion merger of AT&T and BellSouth. In a letter to the FCC one day earlier, AT&T agreed to a series ... continue...

Fickle AT&T admits support for mobile WiMAX standard

November 20, 2006, SAN ANTONIO (WiMAX Day). In the last two weeks, AT&T has issued conflicting statements about its support for the mobile WiMAX standard 802.16e. Last week the company said it will extend its AT&T Yahoo! wireless ... continue...

Clearwire asks for Bellsouth to divest spectrum

October 27, 2006, WASHINGTON DC (WiMAX Day). Representatives of Clearwire met with Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Michael Copps last week to discuss the AT&T and BellSouth merger. The meeting was convened at the request of Commissioner Copps, ... continue...

Post-merger AT&T will be a major WiMAX contender

October 16, 2006, WASHINGTON DC (WiMAX Day). The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) postponed its approval on Friday of AT&T’s $79 billion purchase of BellSouth, until November 3. While the FCC will no doubt demand some concessions from ... continue...

Merger may be forced to divest WiMAX spectrum

October 2, 2006, WASHINGTON DC (WiMAX Day). Last week, two US Senators suggested that before the $67 billion merger of AT&T Inc and BellSouth Corp is completed, each company should divest of its WiMAX spectrum to prevent “anticompetitive ... continue...
 

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