Fact Sheet

Date:

Auction 40 began on 10/30/2001 and closed on 12/5/2001.

Round 140 (See PN DA 01-2858)
Licenses:
14,000 lower bands paging licenses offered in 175 Economic Areas (EAs).
1,514 upper bands paging licenses offered in 51 Major Economic Areas (MEAs) that were unsold in Auction No. 26.
Refer to the Major Economic Areas (MEAs) Map and
Economic Areas (EA) Map.
Spectrum

35-36 MHz Band (unpaired): 2,800 licenses
43-44 MHz Band (unpaired): 2,800 licenses
152 & 158 MHz Band (unpaired): 700 licenses
152-159 MHz Band (paired): 3,150 licenses
454-460 MHz Band (paired): 4,550 licenses
929-930 MHz Band: 323 licenses
931-932 MHz Band: 1,191 licenses

Bandwidth:

Total Bandwidth: 2.120 MHz (2,120 kHz) (929 MHz and 931 MHz not included) See table below.

Winning Bidders:
182 bidders won 5323 licenses
Rounds:
140
Qualified Bidders
193
Licenses Won:
5323
Total Licenses:
15514
Net Bids
$12,897,127
Gross Bids:
$12,917,029

Event Date
Pre-Auction Seminar
Form 175 (Short Form) Application Filing Deadline
9/17/2001; 6:00 pm ET
Upfront Payments Deadline (Wire Transfer)
10/5/2001; 6:00 pm ET
Mock Auction
10/25/2001
Auction Start
10/30/2001
Auction Closed
12/5/2001
 
Band Blocks Frequency
35 MHz CA - CP 20 kHz, 175 EAs (total 320 kHz)
43 MHz DA - DP 20 kHz, 175 EAs (total 320 kHz)
152 MHz & 158 MHz unpaired EA - ED 20 kHz, 175 EAs (total 80 kHz)
158 MHz paired FA - FR 40 kHz (2 x 20 kHz), 175 EAs (total 360 kHz)
454 MHz GA - GZ 40 kHz (2 x 20 kHz), 175 EAs (total 1040 kHz)
931 MHz AA - BK 20 kHz licence in each of 51 MEAs
929 MHz A - L 20 kHz license in each of 51 MEAs
Type # of Licenses Won
152 MHz Paired 1443
152 MHz Unpaired 343
35 MHz 707
43 MHz 33
454 MHz 2611
929 MHz 40
931 MHz 146