AWS-3 Powers Past $44 Billion

All But One License Has Bidders,Total Still Growing

At press time, the FCC's AWS-3 spectrum auction had pushed past $44 billion and was inching its way toward $45 billion.

Actually, the provisional bid total after round 101 was $44,074,948,000, with 146 new bids in the round totaling $43,734,000.

All but one of the 1,614 available licenses have bidders, but since the reserve price of $10.587 billion has been more than quadrupled, the auction can end whenever there are no more bids or waivers in a round.

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