AT&T is Sirius about putting WCS spectrum to work

06/19/2012 | CNET · GigaOm

AT&T and Sirius XM have asked federal regulators to approve a plan that would free up idle WCS spectrum in the 2.3 GHz band for AT&T by creating a 10 MHz buffer zone between the carrier's and the satellite radio company's transmissions to ward off interference. If the Federal Communications Commission approves the proposal, AT&T could more easily expand its 4G footprint. The move, however, could disappoint companies such as DISH Network and Clearwire, which have hoped to sell their own spectrum to AT&T, analysts say.

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