T-Mobile, Dish, Comcast Emerge As FCC Auction Winners

Law360, Washington (April 13, 2017, 6:40 PM EDT) -- Wireless carrier T-Mobile spent nearly $8 billion to come out as the top winner in the Federal Communications Commission’s broadcast incentive auction, the FCC said Thursday in bringing the auction to an official close, with Dish and Comcast clocking in second and third.

The FCC released the final results of the auction after bidding wrapped last month with an overall price tag of $19.8 billion for clearing 84 MHz of spectrum. Broadly, the auction called for TV broadcasters to voluntarily relinquish their spectrum licenses in a...
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