AT&T Agrees to Acquire 700 MHz Spectrum from Verizon

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AT&T Agrees to Acquire 700 MHz Spectrum from Verizon

Postby Apoptosis » Fri Jan 25, 2013 1:01 pm

AT&T Agrees to Acquire 700 MHz Spectrum from Verizon Wireless

Dallas, Texas, January 25, 2013

AT&T* announced in an 8-K filing today that it has agreed to acquire spectrum in the 700 MHz B band from Verizon Wireless for $1.9 billion in cash and Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) spectrum licenses in several markets, including Phoenix, Ariz., Los Angeles and Fresno, Calif. and Portland, Ore.

The 700 MHz licenses to be acquired by AT&T cover 42 million people in 18 states — California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Louisiana, Montana, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington and Wyoming.

This acquisition complements AT&T’s existing holdings in the 700 MHz B band and will allow AT&T to continue to quickly deploy 4G LTE services to meet demand for mobile Internet services on a wide array of smartphones, tablets and other devices. The company announced in November 2012 that it plans to reach 300 million people in the U.S. with its 4G LTE network by the end of 2014.

In conjunction with this transaction, AT&T will sell to Grain Management a single AWS license and will lease 700 MHz spectrum from Grain Management in three markets.

The transaction is subject to regulatory approval. AT&T anticipates closing the transaction in the second half of 2013.

*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

About AT&T

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a premier communications holding company and one of the most honored companies in the world. Its subsidiaries and affiliates – AT&T operating companies – are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and internationally. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation’s largest 4G network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. A leader in mobile Internet, AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide of any U.S. carrier, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries. It also offers advanced TV services under the AT&T U-verse® and AT&T |DIRECTV brands. The company’s suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced in the world.
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Re: AT&T Agrees to Acquire 700 MHz Spectrum from Verizon

Postby KnightRid » Fri Jan 25, 2013 1:31 pm

Didnt know if you got my tweet or not but this is kinda funny. I clicked the link for this story on Twitter and look at the 4th "also on Legit Reviews" story - I want THAT story posted hahaahahahahahaha

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Re: AT&T Agrees to Acquire 700 MHz Spectrum from Verizon

Postby Apoptosis » Fri Jan 25, 2013 1:38 pm

KnightRid wrote:Didnt know if you got my tweet or not but this is kinda funny. I clicked the link for this story on Twitter and look at the 4th "also on Legit Reviews" story - I want THAT story posted hahaahahahahahaha

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That is Disqus for you... On the new site layout that we have coming in 1-2 months I'll be doing away with Disqus as it doesn't work right and isn't searchable.
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Re: AT&T Agrees to Acquire 700 MHz Spectrum from Verizon

Postby KnightRid » Sat Jan 26, 2013 5:48 am

Apoptosis wrote:
KnightRid wrote:Didnt know if you got my tweet or not but this is kinda funny. I clicked the link for this story on Twitter and look at the 4th "also on Legit Reviews" story - I want THAT story posted hahaahahahahahaha

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That is Disqus for you... On the new site layout that we have coming in 1-2 months I'll be doing away with Disqus as it doesn't work right and isn't searchable.


LR getting douched to be fresher than ever :lol:

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