Bids In FCC Auction Inch Higher
Total bids in the 700 MHz spectrum auction reached $8.7 billion yesterday. Block C still garners the most interest, with bids notching up to $3.8 billion. Other blocks continue to receive bids with the exception of the D Block, which has not been bid on since the opening round.
Second Round of FCC Incentive Auction Fizzles Out
The second round of the FCC's reverse auction ended suddenly in just a few hours due to lack of demand. Earlier this month the FCC lowered the targeted clearing cost of the spectrum licenses to $54.6 billion.
FCC Embraces New Auction Rules for Designated Entities
The FCC today formally adopted a Report and Order that makes changes to how small businesses participate in spectrum auctions. The changed rules are a response to Dish Networks' use of designated entities to place bids on its behalf in the AWS-3 auction earlier this year.
Dish Unhappy About FCC's Position On Auction Discounts
Dish Networks has confirmed the FCC plans to deny it $3.3 billion in discounts on spectrum licenses. Dish used three small companies — called designated entities — to place bids on its behalf during the AWS-3 auction earlier this year.
FCC Sets Filing Dates for Incentive Auction
The FCC today said companies interested in participating in next year's 600MHz incentive auction need to get their paperwork in order by early December. The agency will accept applications between Dec.
The Block is HOT!
I gotta get my hands on some spectrum to sell!!!!!