Round 3 of the Federal Communication Commission's H Block auction elicited an additional $18.5 million in bids, bringing the total to $221.3 million from the 23 bidders involved in 98 of the 176 licenses up for grabs. DISH Network has guaranteed that it will bid $1.564 billion for the wireless spectrum under an agreement with the FCC in which it agreed to waive some technical rules.

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