Auction Draws Big Bets From Satellite, Cable

Brown, Karen
August 2006
Multichannel News;8/14/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 32, p6
The article reports on the emergence of satellite providers and cable operators as the leading bidders for a broadband wireless spectrum auction of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC). About 1,222 Advanced Wireless Spectrum licenses are auctioned by the FCC. The joint spectrum Wireless DBS LLC is the highest bidder at the auction. The total cost of the bids submitted by the SpectrumCO LLC coalition of cable operators is more than $212 million.


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