Predictability Defines Auction

Drucker, Elliott
February 2008
Wireless Week;2/15/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p19
Trade Publication
The article reports on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) auction of 62 Megahertz (MHz) of spectrum in the 700 MHz band which is in 26 rounds of bidding. The start of bidding happened to coincide with rapidly accelerating concern about the health of the U.S. economy. It is inferred that the economic uncertainty might depress what enterprises would be willing to pay to build out new wireless networks.


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