Ball State University To Auction Its Spectrum

MUNCIE, Ind. — Ball State University could get millions of dollars from the federal government for selling all or part of its public television state’s frequency in an upcoming auction […]

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Ball State Considering Selling Station

Ball State University could be paid up to $277 million at auction to relinquish the license of its Indianapolis PBS affiliate WIPB and take the station off the air. While $277 million is the opening bid price set by the FCC if Ball State participates in the auction — to free up frequency for wireless broadband companies — experts say it’s unrealistic to expect the university to receive that much.