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Nintendo PlayStation SNES up for auction with current bids over $200,000

The man, the myth, the legend. It can all be yours… for a couple hundred thousand.

What you need to know Sony and Nintendo once collaborated on an unreleased console. A prototype of the Nintendo PlayStation is now up for auction. Current bids stand at over $ 200,000 and only keep rising.

This is something you won’t be able to buy with any spare change lying around. The historic Nintendo PlayStation console, what was supposed to be  [Read More…]

UK will hold radio spectrum auction next year to aid 4G LTE expansion

UK communications regulator Ofcom has today announced more radio spectrum will be available at auction for mobile operators next year (or early 2016). The two bands that will be up for grabs are the 2.3GHz and 3.4GHz frequencies that will offer high data capacity for the increasing use of mobile connectivity.

FCC votes to limit AT&T, Verizon involvement in mid-2015 spectrum auction

Even with threats from AT&T and Verizon, the FCC has gone forward and voted in favor of previously-proposed restrictions on the 2015 spectrum auction that will offer up valuable low-band airwaves to wireless carriers. The restrictions put in place will reserve portions of the spectrum going up for auction for carriers that don’t already have large chunks of low-band spectrum, largely cutting out AT&T and Verizon from participating in many markets.

Though complaints from AT&T and  [Read More…]

Verizon pushes FCC to reconsider restrictions on upcoming spectrum auction

Verizon isn’t taking too kindly to proposed regulations on an upcoming spectrum auction, and is hoping the FCC will change its ways before the sale opens next year. The auction, which will have extremely valuable 600MHz spectrum up for grabs in mid-2015, is expected to have restrictions imposed on it to limit big players like Verizon and AT&T from taking it all for themselves.

The FCC is proposing that the auction have rules that will limit  [Read More…]

FCC to limit Verizon and AT&T participation in upcoming low-band spectrum auction

AT&T threatens to not participate in the auction if rumored restrictions are put in place

An upcoming spectrum auction that will offer up airwaves previously reserved for broadcasters could actually give the most benefit to smaller mobile network providers. The auction, which will have highly-desirable 600MHz spectrum up for grabs, may have restrictions placed on it that will keep the big players Verizon and AT&T from snatching up too much. According to reports, FCC Chairman Tom  [Read More…]