Verizon, Not Google Is The Big Wireless Spectrum Winner

Verizon, Not Google Is The Big Wireless Spectrum Winner

Choke back the tears, kids—Verizon, not Google won the majority of the wireless spectrum actioned off by the FCC.

http://consumerist.com/2008/03/19/the-great-wireless-auction-raised/

The Great Wireless Auction raised $19 billion dollars for the U.S. Government. According to Wired, they’re going to use it to buy converter boxes for people who don’t have digital tvs.

Government Launches TV Converter Box Coupon Website

Government Launches TV Converter Box Coupon Website

The U.S. government, in its infinite wisdom, has launched a website that allows you to apply for a “converter box” coupon so that your analog-only TV will work after the digital transition.