TITLE

The FCC spectrum auction failure -- How to fix it

AUTHOR(S)
Krauss, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
CED;Jul2008, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the failure of the D Block part auction of the U.S. FCC. It states that in 2007, the FCC embraced rules for auctioning the 700 MHz band spectrum that included the production of a 10-megahetz license in the D Block to be part of a Public/Private Partnership for public safety communications. It mentions that the auction itself was a huge success and it has raised $19.6 billion, but the D Block part was a big failure.
ACCESSION #
32816428

 

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