The National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates (“NASUCA”) submitted a letter to the FCC in support of: expanding the reserve, holding the 600 MHz broadcast incentive auction for early 2016 as scheduled, and ensuring smaller competitors have a fair opportunity to acquire spectrum. Read the letter here.
Public Interest Groups Urge FCC to Support Competition in TV Spectrum Auctions
Says adopting two minimum sales prices is unnecessary and contrary to the FCC’s goal of encouraging competition
Analysis indicates 84 MHz of spectrum can be cleared for the incentive auction even without the participation of certain broadcasters.
Harold Feld of Public Knowledge testifies on the LPTV bill, arguing that it will introduce significant delay and uncertainty to the incentive auction process.
The FCC puts forth rules that will govern the broadcast incentive auction, including reserve blocks of low-band spectrum
Wireless carriers and public interest groups deliver their closing arguments to ensure the incentive auction maximizes competition and innovation in the mobile broadband industry
Letter signed by House Democrats praises FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler on crafting “a transparent auction structure that accurately recognizes the unique value of low-band spectrum.