FCC Revises Incentive Auction Short-Form Filing Window
The filing windows for the reverse and short-form auction have been delayed, and accordingly the anti-collusion trigger dates have also been pushed back:
The filing window for the reverse auction will open at 12:00 noon Eastern Time on December 8, 2015, and close at 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time on January 12, 2016. On this date, the reverse auction anti-collusion rule will go into effect.
The filing window for the forward auction open at 12:00 noon Eastern Time on January 26, 2016 and close at 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time on February 9, 2016. On this date, the forward auction anti-collusion rule will go into effect.
The Commission released a Public Notice revising Appendix I of the Auction 1000 Application Procedures Public Notice: the baseline data and opening prices for the reverse auction. The revisions correct information for a small number of stations, and adjust population data for stations that are affected by the Commissions corrections. The constraint files will be updated to reflect these corrections and adjustments.
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