Microsoft Cofounder Paul Allen Bidding Against Google For WiFi Access

Paul Allen, Microsoft cofounder, has registered to bid in the upcoming auction for the 700-megahertz spectrum scheduled for January 24, 2008. This is the same auction that Google has shown much interest in developing.

"Allen heads an investment company called Vulcan Capital and is also a majority shareholder in U.S. cable operator Charter Communications," Reuters reported.