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Bloomberg
6 mins | May 13, 2020

The catch-22 in a $50 billion 5G airwaves fight

A drawn-out FCC-backed public auction of valuable spectrum or let a private company host it? In the global race to 5G, the US has run into a catch-22: let a private company quickly host an auction of the spectrum and keep the profits, or wait for the FCC to run the auction and delay 5G rollout even longer. Writing in Bloomberg, Tara Lachapelle explains.

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