RDOF Auction Winners: Charter, SpaceX, Windstream, $9.2B for Rural Broadband Awarded

Award Winners

By Joan Engebretson

Charter Communications, bidding as CCO Holdings, was the biggest Rural Digital Opportunity Fund auction winner in the measured by number of locations. The cable company won $1.22 billion in the auction, which was completed early last week, to bring service to over one million locations in 24 states.

Charter was not the biggest winner measured by funding, however. Using that metric, the biggest winner was LTD Broadband, which won $1.3 billion. That company won funding to bring broadband to 528,000 locations in 15 states.

See the other big winners here.

Originally published on telecompetitor.com December 7, 2020