FCC Chief to update Carolina group on AWS spectrum auction status at October 12 luncheon
September 1, 2006 - David Furth, Associate Bureau Chief/Chief Counsel of the Federal Communications Commission will be the Carolinas Wireless Association's guest speaker at the group's luncheon event to be held October 12 at the Embassy Suites in Cary, NC.

Top 10 Highest Bidders Following Round 54

Bidders

Net total of high bids

1. T-Mobile

$4.2 billion

2. Verizon Wireless

$2.8 billion

3. SpectrumCo

$2.3 billion

4. MetroPCS

$1.4 billion

5. Cingular

$1.2 billion

6. Cricket

$669.5 million

7.Denali Spectrum

$274.1 million

8. Barat Wireless

$131.9 million

9. AWS Wireless

$109.2 million

10. Atlantic Wireless

$73 million

Furth has been active in creating a greater dialogue over the years regarding access issues with American Indian groups.

He is expected to provide updates on the AWS spectrum auction and its impact to the industry as well as discuss new issues and challenges facing the FCC and the wireless industry. To date, T-Mobile is the highest bidder at $4.2 billion.

An informal social gathering will be held on October 11, from 6 to 9 PM in the Hi5 Room, 510 Glenwood Avenue (below Bogarts), Raleigh. The event is sponsored by SitePro1, EQV Development and CWA. There will be light appetizers and a cash bar.

Registration for the luncheon will begin at 11:00 a.m. For additional information, visit:
http://www.carolinaswirelessassociation.com/
 

 
   
     
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