JetBlue bid $7 million for an air-ground wireless license, which will give them the ability to offer internet access on flights across the country. Another company, AirCell (an airborn telco), bid $31.7 billion to win a higher megahertz license. Verizon, currently the owner of the only air-ground license, has to limit opperations and pull out fully by May 2010. Not knowing enough about this, doesn't it seem like a long time to relinquish use of a system you lost your bid for?
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