The 700MHz Auction: Why So Much Press?

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You’ve heard about it many times – in news magazines, newspapers, and blogs. But do you really understand the whole story?

The 700MHz auction is a big deal that may change the wireless service landscape in a little over a year from now. Gizmodo has just put together an excellent explanation of the situation, and even makes a prediction as to who will win it: Verizon.

Verizon winning the C block pretty much kills previous utopian notions of a mythical third pipe, outside the grasp of the vested telcos, bringing glorious open internets to us all. However, coupled with Verizon’s recent announcements it could spell progress.

To read more, click on to Gizmodo.

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About The Author
Brandon Miniman
Brandon is a graduate from the Villanova School of Business, located near Philadelphia, PA. He's been a technology writer since 2002, and, in 2005, became Editor-in-Chief of Pocketnow, a then Windows Mobile-focused website. He has since helped to transition Pocketnow into a top-tier smartphone and tablet publication. He's so obsessed with technology that he once entered a candle store and asked if they had a "new electronics" scent. They didn't.