Examines the role of auctions in spectrum policy, focusing on the allocation of spectrum for TV broadcasting, radio, advanced wireless, or unlicensed use and the assignment of licenses for exclusive or shared use of frequencies. Describes spectrum auction and service rules, examines impact of NextWave Telecom bankruptcy on eligibility and payment rules, and outlines recent Congressional actions regarding spectrum auctions. Describes rules and requirements for auction of frequencies at 700 MHz.
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