Fact Sheet

Date:

Auction 7 began on 12/5/1995 and closed on 4/15/1996.

(See PN 96-586)
Licenses:

1020 licenses. 20 (blocks A-T) in each of 51 Major Trading Areas (MTAs)

Spectrum

Half in the 935-940 MHz; half in the 896-901 MHz

Bandwidth:

Blocks A thru T - 0.25 MHz ea. in 51 MTAs

Winning Bidders:
80 bidders won 1020 licenses
Rounds:
168
Qualified Bidders
128
Licenses Won:
1020
Total Licenses:
1020
Net Bids
$204,267,144
Gross Bids:
$212,215,788

Event Date
Pre-Auction Seminar
Form 175 (Short Form) Application Filing Deadline
10/26/1995; 5:30 pm ET
Upfront Payments Deadline (Cashiers Check)
11/13/1995; 11:59 pm ET
Upfront Payments Deadline (Wire Transfer)
11/13/1995; 3:00 pm ET
Mock Auction
10/31/1995
Auction Start
12/5/1995
Auction Closed
4/15/1996