FCC adopts rules on incentive auction

Thursday 15 May 2014 | 20:19 CET | News
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has adopted rules to implement the Broadcast Television Incentive Auction. The two-sided auction will recover spectrum from television broadcasters who voluntarily choose to offer up some or all of their spectrum usage rights in exchange for incentive payments, in order to auction new spectrum licences to mobile operators. The Incentive Auction aims to ease congestion on wireless networks, expediting the development of new, more robust wireless services and applications and helping fill in coverage gaps particularly in rural America. 

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Companies: FCC
Countries: United States
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