Posts tagged with: auction

India delays 5G spectrum auction, extends 5G trials

Recent developments in India indicate that the 5G spectrum auction is likely to be held only in the second half of 2022. Recently, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has approved the telcos’ request for extension of 5G trials. Effectively, this...

3.45 GHz spectrum auction keeps chugging with price above $21B

The FCC auction for mid-band spectrum in the 3.45-3.55 GHz range reached more than $21 billion ahead of the Halloween weekend, with additional rounds underway. Gross proceeds stood at $21.295 billion with 80 rounds complete as of mid-day Monday. Auction...

3.45 GHz auction blasts past $7B

All eyes are on the 3.45 GHz spectrum auction this week as its success or failure hinges on making the reserve price set by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Last week, the auction appeared to teeter on the brink, with...

3.45 GHz auction hits make-or-break stage

Talk about a white-knuckle ride. The 3.45 GHz auction threw a lot of folks in a tizzy after Thursday’s bidding rounds. Will the auction collapse? The 3.45 GHz auction, which started October 5, completed 23 rounds on Thursday, with bids...

3.45 GHz auction surpasses $1.5B, loses one large bidder

Bids in the 3.45 GHz auction surpassed $1.5 billion at the close of Friday’s rounds, and it appears one large bidder has dropped out. Since starting on Tuesday there have been 11 rounds, together generating around $1.57 billion. Auction 110...

3.45 GHz auction kicks off, $672M in Day 1 proceeds

The Federal Communications Commission’s Auction 110 for mid-band spectrum kicked off Monday with two rounds of bidding complete. Results show gross proceeds as of the end of bidding on Day One stood at $672,410,700. The reserve price set by the FCC...

U.S. midband spectrum 3.45 GHz auction just around the corner

The next U.S. mid-band spectrum auction is slated to start Tuesday, October 5, offering licenses in the 3.45-3.55 GHz range. The top three mobile carriers, along with Dish Network and UScellular, are on the roster of 33 qualified bidders (PDF) for...

What’s in the cards for the 3.45 GHz auction?

The next U.S. mid-band spectrum auction is set to start on October 5 for spectrum in the 3.45 GHz range. Leading up to Auction 110, analysts have speculated how carriers might or might not show up.   The deadline to resubmit...

Big 3 carriers, Dish apply for 3.45 GHz auction

The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday released a roster of applicants for participation in the next U.S. mid-band spectrum auction. Auction 110 is set to start October 5, offering up to 4,060 flexible-use licenses with 100-megahertz in the 3.45-3.55 GHz...

FCC sets October start date for 3.45 GHz auction

Bidding in the next U.S. auction for mid-band spectrum, in the 3.45 GHz band, is slated to start October 5. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a Public Notice (PDF) Wednesday, establishing application and bidding procedures for Auction 110. “This is a...