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FCC confirms Dish as winner of H block auction

Tuesday 4 March 2014 | 13:02 CET | News
The US FCC has confirmed Dish Network as the winner of the so-called H Block spectrum in the 1,900 MHz band. The satellite pay-TV provider, operating under the name American H Block Wireless, bid exactly the reserve price agreed with the FCC prior to the auction in order to secure the regulator's approval for using its other spectrum holdings for terrestrial mobile services. The 176 regional licences will cost Dish USD 1.564 billion in total, which it must pay by 28 March. 

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Companies: Dish Network / FCC
Countries: United States
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