Analysys Mason Podcast

C-band spectrum auctions in the USA: wireless incumbents are paying for the weight of 5G expectation

March 4, 2021

The US C-band auctions concluded with USD80.92 billion spent on 280MHz of spectrum. This is equivalent to USD0.92/MHz/pop, the highest price yet paid for such spectrum anywhere in the world.

In this podcast, Research Director, Rupert Wood analyses what drove the high overall prices and the impact on network investment going forward.

The associated article and figures can be viewed here.