Spectrum is spectrum.

As the bidding continues for ownership of the 700 MHz band, stories surface that remind us that Google has wireless plans such that “failure is not an option

Google Eyes Free Spectrum – Forbes.com

But along with taking part in the FCC’s auction, Google has also been trying to get into the so-called “white space”–slivers of unlicensed, unused spectrum that lie between television channels. And that makes the telcos nervous.

Report: Sprint, Clearwire in new talks on WiMAX partnership

Talks are back on between Sprint and Clearwire over the future of WiMAX and a possible national network. The two companies are reportedly considering ambitious plans for a joint venture backed with outside funding from deep-pocketed companies like Google and Intel.

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