| | Re: FCC/FCC antitrust, was: T-Mobile roaming with AT&T, was: Virgin Mobile ...
On Tue, 07 Sep 2010 17:14:04 -0400, in
<FfqdnX_ASJGANhvRnZ2dnUVZ_rednZ2d@earthlink.com> , Kurt Ullman
>In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> SMS <email@example.com> wrote:
>> There's no antitrust going on here. T-Mobile is free to buy spectrum and
>> expand their network's native footprint so the loss of AT&T roaming will
>> not be an issue. The fact that it's prohibitively expensive to do so is
>> not the fault of the FCC.
> The extent that FCC artificially screwed up the supply of spectrum, I
>would have to disagree with you. A lot of this is related to bad
>management of the spectrum by multiple FCCs.
What "bad management"? The FCC is forced to steer a difficult course
through limited waters charted by Congress and mined by huge companies,
and has done a pretty good job under the circumstances IMHO. Any blame
belongs to Congress, and ultimately with us as voters.
"We have met the enemy and he is us" -Pogo