Bidding is set to begin March 14, in the FCC’s 24 GHz auction, the second this year for 5G spectrum licenses. Upfront payments are due to the U.S. Treasury by 6 p.m. ET on February 19, the FCC said Thursday.
The Commission will release the names of qualified bidders after the upfront payment deadline.
This auction is for Upper Microwave Flexible Use Service licenses in the 24.25–24.45 and 24.75–25.25 GHz (24 GHz) band. The agency won’t identify winning bidders in the recent 28 GHz auction or the upcoming 24 GHz auction until after bidding ends in Auction 102, the 24 GHz auction.
Down payments on bids are due before 6 p.m. ET on February 14, for the 28 GHz auction that ended January 24. Final payments are due before 6 p.m. ET on March 1.
February 1, 2019