Bids In FCC Auction Inch Higher
Jan 30, 2008, 9:30 AM by Eric M. Zeman
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.
Jan 7, 2022
The FCC's Auction 110 has concluded, with up to 33 bidders paying a total of $22.5 billion for 4,041 licenses out of 4,060 offered. All of the top three national wireless carriers participated in the auction.
Sep 2, 2020
The FCC today published the winners of the recent Auction 105 for part of the 3.5 GHz band. Verizon shelled out $1.9 billion for 557 licenses covering 157 counties, likely covering major cities.
Feb 24, 2021
The FCC today announced the winners of Auction 107 for radio frequency licenses in the coveted "C-Band". Verizon spent $45.5 billion, well over half the $81.1 billion total spent in the whole auction.
Aug 10, 2020
The US Department of Defense has decided to allow commercial 5G services to operate in the 3450-3550 MHz frequency band in the lower 48 states. That 100 MHz swath of spectrum is immediately adjacent to the 3.5 GHz (3550-3980 MHz, specifically) band that the FCC is already preparing to auction off for new 5G service.
Oct 5, 2021
The FCC today started Auction 110, the third in a series of auctions to sell licenses for valuable C-band (mid-band) radio frequencies that offer a good mix of data speeds and coverage when deployed for 5G networks. All three major US wireless carriers have registered and qualified to bid in the auction.
The Block is HOT!
I gotta get my hands on some spectrum to sell!!!!!
🤣 🤣 🤣 🤣 🤣 🤣 🤣 🤣 🤣 🤣