Fact Sheet


Auction 92 began on 7/19/2011 and closed on 7/25/2011.


Block A: 2 Economic Area (EA) licenses
Block B: 14 Cellular Market Area (CMA) licenses
16 licenses total


698-806 MHz band ("700 MHz Band")


Block A: 12 MHz (698-704 / 728-734 MHz)
Block B: 12 MHz (704-710 / 734-740 MHz)

Winning Bidders:
7 Bidders won 16 Licenses
Qualified Bidders
Licenses Won:
Total Licenses:
Net Bids
Gross Bids:

Event Date
Auction Tutorial Available (via Internet)
Form 175 (Short Form) Application Filing Window Opens
5/2/2011; 12:00 noon ET
Form 175 (Short Form) Application Filing Deadline
5/11/2011; 6:00 p.m. ET
Upfront Payments Deadline
6/17/2011; 6:00 p.m. ET
Mock Auction
Auction Start
Auction Closed
Block Frequencies (MHz) Bandwidth Pairing Area Type Licenses
A 698-704, 728-734 12 MHz 2 x 6 MHz EA 2
B 704-710, 734-740 12 MHz 2 x 6 MHz CMA 14
A winning bidder that intends to use its license(s) to deploy facilities and provide services to federally-recognized tribal lands that are unserved by any telecommunications carrier or that have a wireline penetration rate equal to or below 85 percent is eligible to receive a tribal lands bidding credit as set forth in 47 C.F.R. §§ 1.2107 and 1.2110(f). A tribal lands bidding credit is in addition to, and separate from, any other bidding credit for which a winning bidder may qualify. A winning bidder need not qualify for a small business bidding credit to be eligible for a tribal lands bidding credit.