Terrestar mulling 700 MHz bid

TerreStar, formerly known as Motient, may bid in the 700 MHz auction scheduled for January. The satellite company, which already holds MSS spectrum, recently announced plans to build what it calls a 4G all-IP integrated satellite/terrestrial network in North America. The company says it will offer a wholesale business model with priority access for first responders and allow other wireless carriers, third party developers and portal companies to use its 4G network. Regulatory filings show that representatives from TerreStar, Frontline and Mobile Satellite Ventures have all met with Federal Communications Commission officials in recent weeks with an interest in either participating in the auction or teaming with a winner.

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