Tag Archives: Auction

White House to Ask FCC to Auction Additional Mid-Band Spectrum for 5G; Michael Kratsios Quoted

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The White House has announced plans to free up 100 megahertz of the mid-band spectrum for commercial 5G networks and direct the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to auction by Dec. 2021 that swath of radio frequencies used by the military.

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GSA Opens Online Auction for 631-Acre Former USDA Research Facility

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The General Services Administration has put up a former Agriculture Department research facility for public sale through an online auction that started on Aug. 15. GSA said Wednesday the Fresno, Ohio-based North Appalachian Experimental Watershed Research Facility is a 631-acre property that consists of 21 buildings and forest, crop and pasture lands. USDA built NAEW in the …

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GSA 18F Team Conducts Study on Auction Via Micro-Purchase API

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The General Services Administration‘s 18F unit has conducted an experiment on an auction that involved bidding via the micro-purchase team’s application program interface on the cloud.gov platform. Michael Torres and Alan deLevie, 18F acquisition management consultant, said in a blog post published Tuesday the auction used Amazon Web Services technology …

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GSA Awards 85% of Auctions to Small Biz in Fiscal 2014

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The General Services Administration has announced that it awarded more than $19 million to small businesses during the fiscal year 2014 through a reverse auction program. The agency released an infographic on Tuesday that highlights the milestone performance of the agency’s reverse auction program in that period. Charles Wingate, chief of Branch B within …

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Tom Wheeler: FCC Reschedules Wireless Spectrum Auction

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The Federal Communications Commission has postponed for a year its planned auction of low-frequency airwaves to wireless service providers, Reuters reported Friday. According to the article, Tom Wheeler said in a recent blog post that FCC will be able to hold the spectrum auction in mid-2015 under its revised timeline. …

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Pentagon Proposes Commercial Spectrum Sharing Arrangement

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The Defense Department has offered to share portion of its spectrum with mobile carriers and the Federal Communications Commission has called for public feedback on the proposal, Reuters reported Tuesday. Alina Selyukh writes the Pentagon offered to rearrange its systems within the 1755-1780 and 2025-2110 megahertz airwaves and compress programs …

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GSA Auctioning Federal Building, $300K Minimum Bid

The General Services Administration announced Tuesday it will be selling its five-story building in Moscow, Idaho on August 7. GSA called the building an “excess federal property.” It will be available at a minimum bid of $300,000 GSA Northwest and Arctic Region administrator George Northcroft said they are working to …

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