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Verizon Completes Spectrum Sale to Rural Firms

by Todd Haselton | February 15, 2013February 15, 2013 10:00 pm PDT


Verizon Wireless announced on Friday that it has completed a sale of its 700MHz A and B block licenses to Nortex Communications, Panhandle Telecommunications and Colorado Valley Communications.

Nortex acquired part of Verizon’s 800MHz lower B-block spectrum in an area around Dallas, Panhandle purchased a lower B-block licenses in the 700MHz frequency spectrum that covers 12 counties in Texas and Colorado Valley Communications purchased A-block spectrum that covers five counties in Houston, Texas.

Four additional spectrum license sales are in pending, Verizon said.


Todd Haselton

Todd Haselton has been writing professionally since 2006 during his undergraduate days at Lehigh University. He started out as an intern with...