Apple may bid for airwaves
Apple Inc. may bid for the rights to a wireless spectrum auctioned
by the Federal Communications Commission, a risky but intriguing
move that would help carry the consumer electronics company into
the telecommunications realm.
Citing unnamed sources, BusinessWeek reported Monday that
Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs had "studied the implications" of
bidding on the spectrum, which analog TV broadcasters will return
to the government in 2009 as they switch to digital television.
Analysts have speculated that Google Inc. and EBay Inc. also may