The FCC has proposed rules for the 2014 auctioning of TV spectrum the mobile industry badly...

|By:, SA News Editor

The FCC has proposed rules for the 2014 auctioning of TV spectrum the mobile industry badly covets, as mobile data consumption continues soaring. One issue that bears close watching is how much spectrum the agency allows AT&T (T) and Verizon Wireless (VZ, VOD) to purchase. The carriers aren't happy with FCC plans to consider caps on the amount of spectrum a single carrier can own, but smaller rivals are all for it.