| Index Map
Ownership in the 700 MHz band is complex. The Lower C block was auctioned several years ago in Auctions 44 and 49, and since then the block has been sold, traded, and partitioned. Then Auction 73, the "700 MHz auction", happened last year, setting new revenue records. Here, Wireless Strategy puts it all together for you, showing the latest status of the lower paired bands as of February 2009. Go to the Index Map to get started.
Please keep the following in mind:
- Data is representative of ownership as shown in ULS as of Feb 2009
- Some licenses shown are pending application(s), many of which are applications relative to a licensee's Designated Entity status. In these cases, the licenses are not officially awarded yet, and the maps show resulting licensees assuming all current pending applications are approved.
- Spectrum lease arrangements are not indicated
- Data is shown at a county level. Where partitioning has occurred creating two spectrum owners within the same county, an effort has been made to show the majority owner.
- An effort has been made to use unique and consistent colors for each licensee, but this was not always possible due to the large number of licensees.
- All geographic blocks will be marked with the current licensee, except:
- Large owners such as AT&T (orange), VZW (red) and USCC (light blue) have "reserved" colors that are not always marked
- Some blocks in adjacent states are not marked, but will be marked on the corresponding map for that state
- In a few cases regarding the Lower C block, call signs were never assigned by the FCC. In these cases the maps show the name of the auction winner and the Map Key indicates that call signs were not assigned.