A network, throughout the state, enabling advanced wireless services
and making the network more reliable for emergency agencies and residents.
Cox Communications, a broadband communications and entertainment company, announced on Friday that it has entered into an agreement to sell to Verizon Wireless, a provider of wireless communication services, its 20 MHz Advanced Wireless Services
(AWS) spectrum licenses covering 28 million POPs for USD315m.
Nortel's CDMA2000 1X and EV-DO Rev A equipment will be used by Cricket to expand its mobile voice and data services to new US markets, using the Advanced Wireless Services
(AWS) spectrum it recently acquired.
This investment is to further enhance advanced wireless services
and coverage for Florida customers.
According to the company, the transaction will allow WFI to focus on a number of domestic opportunities and business initiatives, including: allowing WFI to place greater focus on the growing domestic opportunities, such as the Advanced Wireless Services
(AWS) spectrum auction in the US; minimize risk by exiting business where WFI does not already have a substantive business with critical mass; leverage WFI's domestic operations to maximize efficiency; as well as improve the company's free cash flow and liquidity.
AT&T offers mobile broadband service in 150 markets, providing advanced wireless services
including the viewing of video clips.
Cingular 3G subscribers can access advanced wireless services
such as the viewing of video clips through its Cingular Video service, and access existing services more quickly than before, with average data speeds of 400-700kb/s.