Fact Sheet

Date:

Auction 23 began on 4/27/1999 and closed on 5/12/1999.

Round 43 (See PN DA 99-927)
Licenses:
161 LMDS licenses awarded in various BTAs throughout the continental United States and Puerto Rico. The reauctioned spectrum includes 121 Block A licenses and 40 Block B licenses.
See Basic Trading Area (BTA) map (pdf)
Spectrum

Block A: 27,500-28,350 MHz; 29,100-29,250 MHz and 31,075-31,225 MHz Bands
Block B: 31,000-31,075 MHz and 31,225-31,300 MHz Bands

Bandwidth:
1 A block license (1,150 MHz each)
1 B block license (150 MHz)
See LMDS Bandplan (pdf)
Winning Bidders:
40 bidders won 161 licenses
Rounds:
43
Qualified Bidders
90
Licenses Won:
161
Total Licenses:
161
Net Bids
$45,064,450
Gross Bids:
$65,244,000

Event Date
Pre-Auction Seminar
Form 175 (Short Form) Application Filing Deadline
3/29/1999; 5:30 pm ET
Upfront Payments Deadline
4/12/1999; 6:00 pm ET
Orders for Remote Bidding Software
4/13/1999; 5:30 pm ET
Mock Auction
4/22/1999
Auction Start
4/27/1999
Auction Closed
5/12/1999