FCC Announcements

FCC GRANTS ADDITIONAL RURAL TRIBAL MID-BAND SPECTRUM LICENSES TO FACILITATE PROVIDING ADVANCED WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS LIKE 5G TO 40 NATIVE COMMUNITIES May 14, 2021 10:00

The FCC's Wireless Telecommunications Bureau has granted an additional 40 spectrum licenses in the 2.5 GHz band to help connect rural Tribal communities.

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THE BEAR RIVER BAND OF THE ROHNERVILLE RANCHERIA, REQUESTS FOR WAIVER OF TRIBAL LANDS DEFINITION IN THE 2.5 GHZ TRIBAL PRIORITY WINDOW May 4, 2021 10:05

WTB grants waiver requests by the Bear River Band of the Rohnerville Rancheria for waiver of Tribal Lands definition in the 2.5 GHz Rural Tribal Priority Window.

DA-21-518A1.pdf 


WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU GRANTS ADDITIONAL AUCTION 105 PRIORITY ACCESS LICENSES. April 30, 2021 10:00

(DA No. 21-498). Public Notice announcing that additional Auction 105 licenses are granted.

DA-21-498A1.pdf 

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DA-21-498A3.pdf


THE OGLALA SIOUX TRIBE, REQUEST FOR WAIVER OF TRIBAL LANDS DEFINITION IN THE 2.5 GHZ TRIBAL PRIORITY WINDOW April 20, 2021 10:00

WTB grants waiver request by the Oglala Sioux Tribe for waiver of Tribal Lands definition in the 2.5 GHz Rural Tribal Priority Window. Action by: Acting Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted: 2021-04-20 by MO&O. (DA No. 21-451). WTB. 

DA-21-451A1.pdf


CAMPO BAND OF MISSION INDIANS, REQUEST FOR WAIVER OF TRIBAL LANDS DEFINITION IN THE 2.5 GHZ TRIBAL PRIORITY WINDOW April 20, 2021 10:00

WTB grants waiver request by the Campo Band of Mission Indians for waiver of Tribal Lands definition in the 2.5 GHz Rural Tribal Priority Window. Action by: Acting Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted: 2021-04-20 by MO&O. (DA No. 21-452). WTB. 

DA-21-452A1.pdf


WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL 2.5 GHS RURAL TRIBAL PRIORITY WINDOW LICENSE APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING April 9, 2021 12:30

(DA No. 21-410). Public Notice announcing that 50 2.5 GHz Rural Tribal Window Applications have been accepted for filing.

DA-21-410A1.pdf 

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PASKENTA BAND OF NOMLAKI INDIANS, REQUEST FOR WAIVER OF TRIBAL LANDS DEFINITION IN THE 2.5 GHZ TRIBAL PRIORITY WINDOW April 7, 2021 15:30

WTB grants waiver request by the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians for waiver of Tribal Lands definition in the 2.5 GHz Rural Tribal Priority Window. (DA No. 21-401).

DA-21-401A1.pdf 


LOWER SIOUX INDIAN COMMUNITY GENERAL COUNCIL, REQUEST FOR WAIVER OF TRIBAL LANDS DEFINITION IN THE 2.5 GHZ TRIBAL PRIORITY WINDOW April 7, 2021 15:00

WTB grants waiver request by the Lower Sioux Indian Community for waiver of Tribal Lands definition in the 2.5 GHz Rural Tribal Priority Window. (DA No. 21-402).

DA-21-402A1.pdf


WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU ANNOUNCES THAT APPLICATIONS FOR AUCTION 107 LICENSES ARE ACCEPTED FOR FILING April 2, 2021 14:13

 (DA No. 21-380). Public Notice announcing that all Auction 107 license applications are accepted for filing. 

DA-21-380A1.pdf 

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DA-21-380A2.pdf 

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DA-21-380A3.pdf


FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION ESTABLISHES DOCKET FOR PROPOSED TRANSFER OF CONTROL OF TRACFONE WIRELESS, INC. TO VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC March 31, 2021 16:30

(DA No. 21-376). (Dkt No 21-112).

DA-21-376A1.pdf 


ORDER EXTENDING COMMENT AND REPLY COMMENT DEADLINES FOR 12 GHZ NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING. March 30, 2021 14:30

Order extending the comment and reply comment deadlines for 12 GHz NPRM. (Dkt No 20-443 17-183). Action by: Acting Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Comments Due: 2021-05-07. Reply Comments Due: 2021-06-07. Adopted: 2021-03-29 by ORDER. (DA No. 21-370). WTB. 

DA-21-370A1.pdf


THE SQUAXIN ISLAND TRIBE, REQUEST FOR WAIVER OF TRIBAL LANDS DEFINITION IN THE 2.5 GHZ TRIBAL PRIORITY WINDOW. March 30, 2021 14:30

WTB grants waiver request by the Squaxin Island Tribe for waiver of Tribal Lands definition in the 2.5 GHz Rural Tribal Priority Window. Action by: Acting Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted: 2021-03-30 by MO&O. (DA No. 21-374). WTB. 

DA-21-374A1.pdf


MIDDLETOWN RANCHERIA OF POMO INDIANS OF CALIFORNIA, REQUEST FOR WAIVER OF TRIBAL LANDS DEFINITION IN THE 2.5 GHZ TRIBAL PRIORITY WINDOW March 30, 2021 14:30

WTB grants waiver request by Middletown Rancheria for waiver of Tribal Lands definition in the 2.5 GHz Rural Tribal Priority Window. Action by: Acting Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted: 2021-03-30 by MO&O. (DA No. 21-373).

DA-21-373A1.pdf

 


THE PASSAMAQUODDY TRIBE, REQUEST FOR WAIVER OF TRIBAL LANDS DEFINITION IN THE 2.5 GHZ TRIBAL PRIORITY WINDOW March 30, 2021 14:30

WTB grants waiver request by the Passamaquoddy Tribe for waiver of Tribal Lands definition in the 2.5 GHz Rural Tribal Priority Window.

(DA No. 21-372).

DA-21-372A1.pdf 


WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL APPLICATIONS FOR AUCTION 105 LICENSES ARE ACCEPTED FOR FILING March 26, 2021 10:00

(DA No. 21-347). Public Notice announcing that certain Auction 105 license applications are accepted for filing.

DA-21-347A1.pdf 

DA-21-347A2.pdf 


PROMOTING THE DEPLOYMENT OF 5G OPEN RADIO ACCESS NETWORKS March 19, 2021 17:00

The Notice of Inquiry seeks comment on the current status of Open Radio Access Networks (Open RAN) technology, and on the potential costs and benefits associated with Open RAN development and deployment. (Dkt No 21-63).

(FCC No. 21-31).

FCC-21-31A1.pdf 

FCC-21-31A2.pdf 

FCC-21-31A3.pdf 

FCC-21-31A4.pdf


FACILITATING SHARED USE IN THE 3100-3550 MHZ BAND March 19, 2021 17:00

Establishes rules to create a new 3.45 GHz Service operating between 3.45-3.55 GHz, making 100 megahertz of mid-band spectrum available for flexible use throughout the contiguous United States. (Dkt No 19-348). 

(FCC No. 21-32).

FCC-21-32A1.pdf 

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FCC SEEKS COMMENT ON MID-BAND SPECTRUM AUCTION March 18, 2021 09:30

Public Notice Proposes Procedures and Early October Start to 3.45 GHz Auction

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WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU GRANTS AUCTION 105 PRIORITY ACCESS LICENSES March 15, 2021 15:30

(DA No. 21-300).

DA-21-300A1.pdf 

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THE LONE PINE PAIUTE SHOSHONE RESERVATION, REQUEST FOR WAIVER OF TRIBAL LANDS DEFINITION IN THE 2.5 GHZ TRIBAL PRIORITY WINDOW March 10, 2021 10:30

WTB grants waiver request by the Lone Pine Paiute Shoshone Reservation for waiver of Tribal Lands definition in the 2.5 GHz Rural Tribal Priority Window.

DA-21-299A1.docx 


TURTLE MOUNTAIN BAND OF CHIPPEWA INDIANS, REQUESTS FOR WAIVER OF TRIBAL LANDS DEFINITION IN THE 2.5 GHZ TRIBAL PRIORITY WINDOW March 10, 2021 10:30

 WTB grants waiver requests by the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians for waiver of Tribal Lands definition in the 2.5 GHz Rural Tribal Priority Window.

DA-21-298A1.pdf 


FCC GRANTS ADDITIONAL RURAL TRIBAL SPECTRUM LICENSES February 25, 2021 14:30

The Bureau granted an additional 21 spectrum licenses in the 2.5 GHz band to help connect rural Tribal communities across the country.

DOC-370260A1.pdf 

DOC-370260A2.pdf 

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FCC ANNOUNCES WINNING BIDDERS IN C-BAND AUCTION; AUCTION 107 OF 3.7 GHZ SERVICE LICENSES YIELDS OVER $81 BILLION IN GROSS BIDS AND PROVIDES MUCH-NEEDED MID-BAND SPECTRUM FOR 5G SERVICES February 25, 2021 14:30

 The Federal Communications Commission announced the winning bidders and the final bid totals in Auction 107—commonly referred to as the C-band auction

DOC-370267A1.pdf


WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL APPLICATIONS FOR AUCTION 105 LICENSES ARE ACCEPTED FOR FILING January 21, 2021 15:19

WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL APPLICATIONS FOR AUCTION 105 LICENSES ARE ACCEPTED FOR FILING. (DA No. 21-84).

DA-21-84A1.pdf 

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