Verizon Wireless' (VZ, VOD) spectrum purchases from cable providers will likely be approved in...

|About: Verizon Communications (VZ)|By:, SA News Editor

Verizon Wireless' (VZ, VOD) spectrum purchases from cable providers will likely be approved in spite of intense scrutiny and criticism, analysts and industry insiders maintain. Verizon's offer to sell blocks of 700 MHz. spectrum are seen as an adequate compromise (though T-Mobile isn't  interested). However, yesterday, Senator Herb Kohl wrote a letter expressing concerns about the purchases, and the accompanying reseller deals. The FCC's review of the deal is set to end on August 7.