IT Glossary

Basic Trading Area (BTA)

Basic trading area (BTA) is a geographic area designation that was used for the allocation of 800MHz cellular licenses to mobile service providers in the U.S., which determines where they can operate. Each metropolitan trading area (MTA) is made up of several BTAs. There are 493 BTAs and 51 MTAs in the U.S.

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