FCC active on Election Day

17 Oct 2008

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Kevin Martin has outlined the agenda for the Commission’s meeting on 4 November. Items include a vote on the use of ‘white space’ between television channels, and the approval of Verizon Wireless’ acquisition of rural carrier Alltel. Martin also said the Sprint-Clearwire WiMAX deal, valued at USD14.5 billion, which will merge all Clearwire and Sprint’s Xohm broadband assets, will receive the FCC’s seal of approval with no regulatory conditions attached.