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FCC completes auction for 28 GHz band

Friday 25 January 2019 | 09:50 CET | News
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Ajit Pai has announced the completion of Auction 101, set to provide spectrum in the 28 GHz band for 5G. Pai said the 24 GHz auction will begin soon and that the country will auction off three more spectrum bands later this year. The FCC did not say how much was raised during the auction but Fortune put the total at USD 702 million.

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