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Spectrum trading - the ability for licence holders to sell on, or sub let, their frequencies - has been broadly endorsed by both the FCC and Ofcom, so now a US company has done the obvious thing and set up a market for the buying and selling of radio frequencies. SpecEx is launched today, with spectrum worth $250 million up …


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  1. Anonymous Coward
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    I wish

    WCDMA/UMTS 2100 Mhz in the US would be dream come true.

  2. Anonymous Coward

    Chalk another one up for Capatilism/Consumerism


    another day another piece of the natural world bought and sold. This is one sad panda! Pretty soon we will be buying *any* part of the EM spectrum that we wish to participate it. "Aha! You saw that rose in my zone. Have you paid the receivers fee? I own a 50% stake in cyan and magenta"


  3. Darkwolf

    One word


  4. n


    ..the sad thing is, before the governments sold it......we used to own it!

  5. rick buck
    Paris Hilton

    Was...the public airwaves.


    This damn government has sold the rug out from under us.

    Wait 'til your government does the same to you...

    And YOU have to buy a new phone, TV, radio...

    Paris cried today...

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