Posts tagged with: price

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...

SBA not worried about C-band price tag

After spending at the U.S. auction for C-band spectrum smashed expectations, attention has turned to whether the high price tag could hamper the pace of 5G rollouts as carriers’ capital is constrained. Speaking during earnings results Monday, management at tower...

WIA chief shares concerns about C-band’s $80B price tag

Count the president of the Wireless Infrastructure Association (WIA) among those concerned about the $80.1 billion committed by bidders in the C-band auction. With that kind of capital outlay, how much money will be left for the actual 5G deployment using...

Rakuten Mobile ratchets up wireless price war

Rakuten Mobile has been offering its new wireless service in Japan for nearly a year – for free to the first 3 million subscribers. And yet, it’s having a hard time even giving away its service. The carrier currently counts...