Fact Sheet

Date:

Auction 87 began on 6/15/2010 and closed on 8/6/2010.

 
Licenses:

7,752 lower paging bands licenses will be offered in 174 of the 175 Economic Areas (EAs).
1,851 upper paging bands licenses will be offered in each of the 51 Major Economic Areas (MEAs).
9,603 licenses total

Spectrum

35 MHz lower paging band (unpaired): 1,955 licenses
43 MHz lower paging band (unpaired): 2,575 licenses
152 and 158 MHz lower paging bands (unpaired): 413 licenses
152 and 158 MHz lower paging bands (paired): 1,210 licenses
454 and 459 MHz lower paging bands (paired): 1,599 licenses
929 MHz upper paging band (unpaired): 449 licenses
931 MHz upper paging band (unpaired): 1,402 licenses

Bandwidth:

35 MHz licenses: 20 kHz per license
43 MHz licenses: 20 kHz per license
152 and 158 MHz unpaired licenses: 20 kHz per license
152 and 158 MHz paired licenses: 40 kHz per license*
454 and 459 MHz paired licenses: 40 kHz per license*
929 MHz licenses: 20 kHz per license
931 MHz licenses: 20 kHz per license

 

* These licenses are paired channels of 20 kHz each.

Winning Bidders:
59 Bidders won 4714 Licenses
Rounds:
318
Qualified Bidders
69
Licenses Won:
4714
Licenses Held by FCC:
4889
Total Licenses:
9603
Net Bids
$5,399,809
Gross Bids:
$6,381,390

 
Event Date
Auction Tutorial Available (via Internet)
Form 175 (Short Form) Application Filing Window Opens
3/4/2010; 12:00 noon ET
Form 175 (Short Form) Application Filing Deadline
3/16/2010; 6:00 p.m. ET
Upfront Payments Deadline
4/30/2010; 6:00 p.m. ET
Mock Auction
6/11/2010
Auction Start
6/15/2010
Auction Closed
8/6/2010