04/14/2017: The billion-dollar auction over airwaves
April 13, 2017•6 min
The FCC has just wrapped up an auction over airspace, with T-Mobile, Dish Network and Comcast among the winners who spent a total of almost $20 billion for that spectrum. We'll take a look at why this airspace was so coveted and what'll happen to the the stations that are losing the spectrum. Afterwards, Marketplace's David Brancaccio wraps up his road trip across the Midwest in search of robot-proof jobs. The latest technology he's exploring on our show today: driverless cars, which may be the catalyst for propelling automation deeper into the American workplace.