10.12.2007 12:00 AM
AT&T Buys 700 MHz Licenses from Aloha Partners
One indication of the interest in 700 MHz spectrum (see the article on the upcoming FCC auction) is AT&T’s purchase of 700 MHz spectrum from Aloha Partners capable of covering 196 million people for a price of approximately $2.5 billion in cash.
As described in RF Report for Sept. 21, 2007
, Aloha Partners expanded its coverage by purchasing “C” block spectrum from LIN TV Corp. This spectrum includes TV Channels 54 and 59.