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AWS-3 Auction Ends; Wheeler Says Incentive Auction Will Start Next Year as Planned

“The U.S. Government sucking $45 billion in capital out of the wireless industry is a tragedy, not a victory,” said Michael Calabrese, director of the Wireless Future Project at New America’s Open Technology Institute. “It will raise prices for consumers and encourage Congress to use this vital public resource as a short-term budget fix.” Most mobile data already is being carried on Wi-Fi, he said.