Sunday, 29 May 2022

$22.5bn 5G auction sees AT&T win big

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Monday 17 January 22

AT&T and Dish take home the lion’s share of the licences, with Verizon notably absent

Back in November, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) completed its latest mid-band 5G spectrum auction, raising $22.5 billion. Now, the winners of the auction have been announced, with AT&T and Dish the top spenders. The auction, which began in October last year, offered a further 100MHz of midband spectrum in the 3.45GHz and 3.55GHz bands to the operators. Following this auction, US operators will have a total of 530MHz of mid…

Back in November, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) completed its latest mid-band 5G spectrum auction, raising $22.5 billion. Now, the winners of the auction have been announced, with AT&T and Dish the top spenders. The auction, which began in October last year, offered a further 100MHz of midband spectrum in the 3.45GHz and 3.55GHz bands to the operators. Following this auction, US operators will have a total of 530MHz of mid…

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