Asian carriers interested in U.S. 700 MHz auction?

While AT&T looks to APAC for growth, it seems some Asian carriers are looking at the U.S. BusinessWeek is running a carefully-worded, speculative piece on whether Asian carriers like Japan's NTT DoCoMo or KDDI will play a role in the outcome of the 700 MHz auction.

"Google is trying to acquire spectrum now. Maybe they will be looking for a partner" for their network, NTT DoCoMo USA's Masaki Yoshikawa told BusinessWeek, but stressed that the companies have not discussed such a move. "Perhaps we can be involved in the process," he said.

For more on DoCoMo's interest in the auction:
- read this article from BusinessWeek