Industry debates FCC auction rules for AT&T and Verizon
by Marguerite Reardon June 4, 2013 6:50 PM PDT
Debate heats up among wireless industry representatives and experts during a Senate subcommittee hearing as the two sides argued whether the FCC should impose rules on how much spectrum AT&T and Verizon should be allowed to acquire in the upcoming incentive spectrum auction.
There's no question that wireless carriers large and small want to get their hands on more wireless spectrum. But deciding which carriers should get how much spectrum was the subject of intense debate on Capitol Hill on Tuesday.