NAB Statement on Close of Stage Two of Forward Auction

October 19, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C.– In response to the close of Stage 2 of the forward auction of the broadcast spectrum incentive auction after one round of bidding, the following statement can be attributed to NAB Executive Vice President of Communications Dennis Wharton:

“NAB is surprised by the results of wireless carrier bidding in the second stage of the FCC’s TV auction. Broadcasters look forward to the third stage of bidding and a successful completion of the auction.”

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