Verizon’s Statement on the AWS-3 Auction Results

NEW YORK – The FCC today announced results of its auction of AWS-3 spectrum, and Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) has won a total of 181 licenses with an aggregate bid price of $10.4 billion.

These licenses are in markets covering 192 million POPs, or 61 percent of the United States.

In compliance with the FCC’s anti-collusion quiet period rules, Verizon cannot comment further until that period ends, at 6 p.m. Eastern Time on Feb. 13, 2015.