NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The FCC today announced results of its auction of AWS-3 spectrum, and Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) has won a total of 181 licenses with an aggregate bid price of $10.4 billion.
These licenses are in markets covering 192 million POPs, or 61 percent of the United States.
In compliance with the FCC's anti-collusion quiet period rules, Verizon cannot comment further until that period ends, at 6 p.m. Eastern Time on Feb. 13, 2015.
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