Full Title

FCC Reaffirms Decision to Reserve Spectrum to Promote Competition in 2016 Incentive Auction


The Federal Communications Commission reaffirmed its decision to establish a market-based spectrum reserve of up to 30 megahertz of spectrum in next year's incentive auction in order to promote competition in the wireless marketplace. Non-nationwide providers as well as nationwide providers who currently hold less than one-third of available high-quality low-band spectrum in a given license area will be eligible to utilize this first-of-its-kind reserve

Document Type: Statement

Bureau(s): Office of Chairman Pai, Wireless Telecommunications

Related Document(s):
News Release - FCC Reaffirms Pro-Competitive Reserve Spectrum in Incentive Auction


Document Dates

Released On: Aug 6, 2015

Issued On: Aug 6, 2015