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AWS Spectrum Auction Ended


Posted: 19 Sep 2006
TAGS: spectrum

The FCC has closed this summer's auction (also known as Auction 66) of radio spectrum for 3G services, after 161 rounds of bidding over 28 days.

T-Mobile was the highest bidder and won 120 licenses with total sum of bids $4.2 billion. These licenses cover almost the whole country, including the large markets of New York, Los Angeles and Chicago.

Other top bidders can be found from the table:

Top 10 Highest Bidders
Bidders Net total of high bids
1. T-Mobile $4.2 billion
2. Verizon Wireless $2.8 billion
3. SpectrumCo $2.4 billion
4. MetroPCS $1.4 billion
5. Cingular $1.3 billion
6. Cricket $710 million
7. Denali Spectrum $274 million
8. Barat Wireless $127 million
9. AWS Wireless $116 million
10. Atlantic Wireless $81 million


se_lover 20-09-2006
T-Mobile is tough enough :)

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