Bidding in the FCC's Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) spectrum auction has concluded, and the T-Mobile USA, Inc. bidding entity is the high bidder on 120 licenses covering the continental United States, Hawaii, Puerto Rico/U.S. Virgin Islands, Alaska and major markets including New York City, Los Angeles and Chicago for an aggregate of approximately $4.182 billion.
"We want to commend Chairman Martin, the other Commissioners, and the staff of the Wireless Bureau for their efforts in running this important auction in an efficient and timely fashion,” said Robert Dotson, President and CEO, T-Mobile USA.
T-Mobile USA and Deutsche Telekom are unable to comment further at this time due to ongoing FCC restrictions. The company will share more information after the conclusion of the FCC quiet period.