SPOTLIGHT: Verizon appeals 700 MHz rules


If you were waiting for the other shoe to drop following the FCC's establishment of rules for January's planned 700 MHz auction, it just did. Verizon Wireless is seeking legal judgment to have the open access portion of the FCC's 700 MHz auction rules changed.

Chalk this one up to telco giants not willing to let any other giants--Google and Apple among them--influence competition and regulatory to the same degree they traditionally have. Check out this Wired blog posting.

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