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.