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