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Statement of Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information and NTIA Administrator Lawrence E. Strickling on the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) incentive auction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 
January 18, 2017

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Statement of Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information and NTIA Administrator Lawrence E. Strickling on the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) incentive auction:

I want to congratulate the Commission and the staff at the FCC for their hard work in satisfying the Final Stage Rule for the incentive auction. This 84 megahertz of spectrum for licensed and unlicensed wireless broadband represents significant further progress to meet the President’s 500 megahertz goal.