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Big three wireless networks nab C-Band spectrum licenses

The three biggest operators of wireless phone services in the United States spent the most money and walked away with the biggest amount of C-Band licenses at the end of a recent Federal Communications Commission spectrum auction, the federal agency announced on Wednesday.

Verizon to shut down 3G network by 2023

Executives at Verizon said this week the mobile phone company expects to have its 3G wireless network completely shut down by 2023.