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AT&T to compete with T-Mobile bid on Verizon's A block spectrum


We heard a while back that T-Mobile is considering a bid for Verizon’s A block spectrum. VZW is open to sell, but only for the right price, expected to be around the $3 billion mark. This particular block of spectrum is certainly sought after since it’s ideal for covering long distances and for getting in to buildings. This would not only require fewer masts for optimal coverage, but also ensure that signal isn’t lost once you go indoors.

According to a report on WSJ late yesterday evening, ATT is looking to compete with T-Mobile in a bid for Verizon’s available spectrum, although all three carriers refused to comment on any possible deal being done.

T-Mobile is said to be very keen on acquiring the lower frequency spectrum,

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