Broadcast TV Spectrum Auction

The Federal Communications Commission held an open meeting during which they discussed rules dealing with the wireless spectrum… read more

The Federal Communications Commission held an open meeting during which they discussed rules dealing with the wireless spectrum auction. Commissioners voted 3-2 in favor of limiting the amount of spectrum the two largest mobile carriers, AT&T & Verizon, could buy in the 2015 spectrum auction. In a party-line vote, Chair Wheeler and the commission’s two Democrats approved a plan that would reserve a part of the spectrum in each market for wireless carriers that do not have a large amount of low-frequency spectrum in that area. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Epstein, Gary Chair Federal Communications Commission->Incentive Auction Task Force
  • Matraves, Kate Associate Chief Federal Communications Commission->Spectrum and Competition Policy
  • O'Rielly, Michael Commissioner Federal Communications Commission
  • Pai, Ajit Varadaraj Commissioner Federal Communications Commission
  • Rosenworcel, Jessica Commissioner Federal Communications Commission
  • Scher, William Assistant General Counsel Federal Communications Commission->Incentive Auction Task Force
  • Sherman, Roger C. Chief Federal Communications Commission->Wireless Telecommunications Bureau
  • Smith, Edward Chief of Staff Federal Communications Commission->Incentive Auction Task Force
  • Wheeler, Tom Chair Federal Communications Commission
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Broadcast TV Spectrum Auction

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Program ID:
319385-3
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Meeting
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 15, 2014
Last Aired:
May 20, 2014

Airing Details

  • May 15, 2014 | 11:35am EDT | C-SPAN.org
  • May 16, 2014 | 3:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 19, 2014 | 10:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 20, 2014 | 2:12am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 20, 2014 | 8:48am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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