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FCC 5G Auction Now at $490.7M in Bids

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) 's initial 28GHz millimeter wave (mmWave) 5G auction has now hit $490.7 billion in bids in the 11th day of active action rounds.

The agency's auction dashboard lists 2,717 auctions with provisionally winning bids (PWBs). The FCC still holds 355 licenses.


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The auction is due to continue until no more bids are received. There's a full slate of bidding rounds lined up for tomorrow.

— Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, Light Reading

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