NAB Statement on FCC Announcement of Incentive Auction Clearing Target

April 29, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC — NAB President & CEO Gordon Smith released the following statement in response to the FCC’s 126 MHz clearing target for the upcoming 600 MHz TV auction:

“Broadcasters are excited that the TV auction process is moving forward and that the FCC is being aggressive in its auction estimates. Now the onus is on the wireless industry to demonstrate there is significant demand for 600 MHz spectrum. We look forward to the conclusion of a successful auction that preserves and sustains America’s vibrant free and local television business that is the envy of the world.”

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