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FCC auction values 600 MHz spectrum at USD 86 billion

Thursday 30 June 2016 | 12:34 CET | News
The FCC has completed the first stage of its incentive auction designed to convert broadcasting spectrum to mobile services. At the end of the first stage, a reverse auction for broadcasters to commit their frequencies, the FCC said that 126 MHz of licensed spectrum in the 600 MHz was available, valued at a total USD 86.42 billion. In the next stage, the forward auction, mobile operators and other companies can bid to acquire the spectrum.

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