Verizon Wireless Forks Over $1M To End FCC Spectrum Probe

Law360, New York (July 31, 2012, 8:35 PM EDT) -- Verizon Wireless will pay $1.25 million to end a Federal Communications Commission investigation into whether the company broke the agency's rules requiring licensees of a certain band of spectrum to let customers freely use whichever devices and applications they wish, the FCC announced Tuesday.

The FCC was investigating whether Verizon had fully complied with its "C-block rules" governing the use of C-block spectrum, which Verizon uses for customers of its 4G LTE service. Verizon acquired the spectrum at auction under the condition that it was subject...
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