FCC Sets Sept. 28 for Vote on Auction Spectrum Plan

The U.S. government would purchase unused television spectrum from broadcasters
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On Sept. 28, 2012 at the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) open meeting at its Washington headquarters, the FCC is scheduled to vote on a plan for the U.S. government to purchase unused television spectrum from broadcasters and then auction those frequencies to mobile providers such as AT&T and Verizon. If approved, the plan would be the first major auction of spectrum since 2008.

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