FCC announces 3G spectrum auction

Sep 09 2004 - 04:01 PM ET | In The News
The FCC today announced a new auction for 3G spectrum space in the US. The 20 MHz of spectrum should be sold within 15 months. bq. It [the FCC] started the process to make paired, five megahertz blocks of spectrum at 1915-1920 MHz and 1995-2000 MHz, along with 2020-2025 MHz and 2175-2180 MHz, available for auction. The comission also agreed to try and speed up number porting to 53 hours (it now takes up to 96).