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The Week with Roger - Roger Entner EPISODE 18, 18th January 2021
This Week: C-Band Auction Concludes - Did the Bidders Pay Too Much?
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This Week: C-Band Auction Concludes - Did the Bidders Pay Too Much?

0:27: The C-Band Auction is wrapping up, Stocks for AT&T and Verizon are down; more than $80B has been spent. 

2:11: A comparison between European telecom auctions and the US

3:30: What happens when you don’t buy spectrum that you actually need?

5:30: AT&T and Verizon need to get more spectrum to continue to compete with T-Mobile, especially since wireless is the core revenue-generator of their businesses.

7:44: Low interest rates are playing a factor in the amount that AT&T and Verizon can spend.

10:00: How the Spectrum Screen Ruling could affect mergers and acquisitions in the future and how it didn’t play into T-Mobile acquiring Sprint. 

13:51: When the Auction ends, where will the $80B be coming from? Which carriers will come out as winners?


Tags: telecom, telecommunications, business, Don Kellogg, Roger Entner, Recon Analytics, AT&T, Verizon, 3G, 4G, 5G, 6G, C-Band, C-Band Auction, proceeds, revenue, T-Mobile, Warner Media, wireless, Charter, Comcast, CBRS,