AT&T gets go-ahead from FCC to buy Qualcomm spectrum

12/22/2011 | Washington Post, The · Multichannel News

The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday signed off on AT&T's $1.93 billion spectrum acquisition from Qualcomm. The FCC put certain conditions on the deal, citing the spectrum transfer's potential negative impact on rivals. AT&T cannot "impede actual and potential competitors' operation" on neighboring spectrum for broadband or deploy the spectrum "in a way that deprives other providers of the benefits" of the agency's roaming rules. The FCC's go-ahead for the spectrum sale comes just days after AT&T announced it was pulling out of a $39 billion merger with T-Mobile USA because of the FCC's antitrust concerns.

View Full Article in:

Washington Post, The · Multichannel News

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Media

Job Title Company Location
Senior Regional Interactive Sales Manager
Comcast Spotlight
Bethesda, MD
Sales Executive, CafeMom.com and MamásLatinas.com
CafeMom
New York, NY
Marketing Services Director
Farm Journal Media
Rosemont, IL
Director, Revenue Operations - Technical Program Management
Pandora Media, Inc.
Oakland, CA
Product Marketing Manager
Urban Airship
San Francisco, CA