Demand continued to exceed supply in cities such as Corpus Christi, Texas; Evansville, Ind.; Hannibal, Mo.; South Bend, Ind.; Valentine, Neb.; and Red Oak, Iowa, to name a few.
Broadcasters asked $10 for 84 MHz in the fourth stage of the TV spectrum incentive reverse auction, which concluded as scheduled on Friday, Jan. 13.
Broadcasters participating in the TV spectrum incentive auction are seeking $40.3 billion for the 108 MHz now targeted for clearing.
Broadcasters will set their final collective asking price for 108 MHz of TV spectrum on Thursday, and bidding by wireless providers for that spectrum will start four days later, on Monday, Dec. 5.
Four days after stage two of the reverse auction closes, the FCC has announced that it will launch the second stage of the forward auction portion of the broadcast spectrum incentive auction.
The Federal Communications Commission is proposed a phased-in repack following the TV spectrum incentive auction.
As the incentive auction is now into the second week of its reverse portion, the number of rounds per day could be bumped up to three as bidders become more comfortable with the process.
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