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T-Mobile efficiently uses Spectrum while Verizon unefficient

Discussion in 'Wireless News' started by Shizam76, Jun 1, 2012.

  1. Shizam76

    Shizam76 Shizam! Babyyyyy!
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    Interesting. A faculty member at IIT Chicago's consulting company did this study. Sounds like Verizon is hoarding.

    The article and nice graph is HERE

    Other article is HERE

    Yet another article is HERE

    IIT Site HERE
  2. RadioRaiders

    RadioRaiders RF Black-Belt
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    It's obviously some political wrangling on T-Mobile's part to try to block Verizon from picking up more spectrum (or swapping their existing spectrum). It's kind of a weak argument however, T-Mobile is picking some very selective metrics. Generally speaking, T-Mobile focuses on city coverage and Verizon has a wider nation-wide map. So since Verizon covers alot more rural area, of course they won't be as "efficient" as T-Mobile in terms of spectrum usage. I think the FCC will see this "report" for what it is, and it won't have any impact on anything.
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