Chairman Won’t Speculate on Auction

By on Jan, 29 2016 with Comments 0

wheeler-testifyingFCC Chairman Tom Wheeler isn’t giving it up, meaning his thoughts on the upcoming spectrum auction, at least not yet.

After the FCC meeting on Thursday, several reporters tried to get him to say how long he thinks the auction might last and how many television owners would participate.

The application have yet to be reviewed, he said, noting the agency has a team of people working on it.

“Broadcasters have until March 29 to change their minds,” said Wheeler. “We’re watching that process to see how it develops.”

 

About The Author: Leslie Stimson has been a reporter for 35+ years, starting in radio news. She’s spent the last 20 years reporting for radio trades.

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