NAB Statement on Close of Stage Three of Incentive Auction

December 5, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In response to the close of Stage 3 of the forward auction of the broadcast spectrum incentive auction after just one round of bidding, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:

“The results of the latest round of the TV auction leave us scratching our heads, given the decade-long refrain of a spectrum crunch. We look forward to the next round.”

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