FCC Announcements

UPDATED POPULATION DATA FOR 95 LICENSE AREAS FOR THE AUCTION OF PRIORITY ACCESS LICENSES IN THE 3550-3650 MHZ BAND; AVAILABILITY OF FILE WITH RECALCULATED BIDDING UNITS AND UPFRONT PAYMENT AND MINIMUM OPENING BID AMOUNTS FOR AUCTION 105 May 20, 2020 14:41

(DA No. 20-520). (Dkt No 19-244). Announces updated population data for U.S. Territories and four other counties and the availability of an updated Attachment A file listing the bidding units, upfront payment amounts, and minimum opening bid amounts for each license for Auction 105 . OEA WTB. 

DA-20-520A1.pdf


FCC TRANSFORMS 900 MHZ BAND TO ENABLE BROADBAND DEPLOYMENT BY UTILITIES AND OTHER INDUSTRIES May 19, 2020 16:02

Commission Establishes Negotiation-Based Framework to Transition Six Megahertz to Broadband Use while Preserving Spectrum for Continued Narrowband Operations. News Release. Adopted: 2020-05-13.

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IN THE MATTER OF REVIEW OF THE COMMISSION'S RULES GOVERNING THE 896-901/935-940 MHZ BAND May 15, 2020 14:30

Establishes Negotiation-Based Framework to Transition Six Megahertz to Broadband Use while Preserving Spectrum for Continued Narrowband Operations. (Dkt No 17-200). Action by: the Commission. Adopted: 2020-05-13 by R&O. (FCC No. 20-67). WTB. 

FCC-20-67A1.pdf 

FCC-20-67A2.pdf 

FCC-20-67A3.pdf 

FCC-20-67A4.pdf 

FCC-20-67A5.pdf 


WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU EXTENDS DEADLINE FOR FILING COMMENTS ON 3.7-4.2 GHZ BAND COST CATEGORY PUBLIC NOTICE May 12, 2020 00:00

Extension of Comment Deadline. (Dkt No 18-122). Action by: Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted: 2020-05-11 by ORDER. (DA No. 20-504). WTB. 

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REQUESTS OF COMCAST CORPORATION AND MIDCONTINENT COMMUNICATIONS FOR WAIVER OF SECTION 1.2105 OF THE COMMISSION'S RULES FOR AUCTION 105 May 6, 2020 15:55

Grants waivers of certain competitive bidding rules for Auction 105 to Comcast and Midco. (Dkt No 19-244). Action by: By the Chief, Office of Economics and Analytics, and Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted: 2020-05-05 by ORDER. (DA No. 20-487). OEA WTB.

DA-20-487A1.pdf


WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU ANNOUNCES THAT APPLICATIONS FOR AUCTION 103 LICENSES ARE ACCEPTED FOR FILING April 30, 2020 00:00

(DA No. 20-461). Public Notice announcing that certain Auction 103 licenses are accepted for filing .

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WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU SEEKS COMMENT ON PRELIMINARY COST CATEGORY SCHEDULE FOR 3.7-4.2 GHZ BAND RELOCATION EXPENSES April 28, 2020 10:46

(DA No. 20-457). (Dkt No 18-122). By this Public Notice, WTB seeks comment on the preliminary Cost Category Schedule for 3.7-4.2 GHz band relocation expenses. . Comments Due: 2020-05-12.

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UNLICENSED USE OF THE 6 GHZ BAND; EXPANDING FLEXIBLE USE IN MID-BAND SPECTRUM BETWEEN 3.7 AND 24 GHZ. April 27, 2020 11:26

The R&O adopts new unlicensed standard power and low power indoor use rules for the 5.925-7.125 GHz band. The Notice proposes to permit an additional class of unlicensed devices to operate across the band and to increase indoor device power. (Dkt No 18-295 17-183). Action by: the Commission. Adopted: 2020-04-23 by R&O. (FCC No. 20-51). OET.

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FCC ADOPTS NEW RULES FOR THE 6 GHZ BAND, UNLEASHING 1,200 MEGAHERTZ OF SPECTRUM FOR UNLICENSED USE April 24, 2020 11:30

Commission Provides a Boost to Wi-Fi and Other Unlicensed Uses While Protecting Incumbent Services in the Band . News Release. (Dkt No 18-295 17-183). Adopted: 2020-04-23. News Media Contact: Tina Pelkey at (202) 418-0536, email: Tina.Pelkey@fcc.gov. OMR OET WTB. 

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LIGHTSQUARED TECHNICAL WORKING GROUP REPORT, ET AL. FCC April 23, 2020 08:47

Unanimously Approves Ligado's Application to Facilitate 5G and Internet Of Things Services. (Dkt No 11-109 12-340). Action by: the Commission. Adopted: 2020-04-19 by Order Authorization. (FCC No. 20-48).

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WTB APPROVE SPECTRUM ACCESS SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR FEDERATED WIRELESS FOR FULL SCALE COMMERCIAL DEPLOYMENT IN THE 3650-3700 MHZ BAND IN AMERICAN SAMOA April 22, 2020 08:52

WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU AND OFFICE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY APPROVE SPECTRUM ACCESS SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR FEDERATED WIRELESS FOR FULL SCALE COMMERCIAL DEPLOYMENT IN THE 3650-3700 MHZ BAND IN AMERICAN SAMOA. (DA No. 20-438). (Dkt No 15-319).

DA-20-438A1.pdf


WTB AND OET APPROVE SPECTRUM ACCESS SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR AMDOCS FOR FULL SCALE COMMERCIAL DEPLOYMENT IN THE 3.5 GHZ BAND April 22, 2020 00:00

WTB AND OET APPROVE SPECTRUM ACCESS SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR AMDOCS FOR FULL SCALE COMMERCIAL DEPLOYMENT IN THE 3.5 GHZ BAND. (DA No. 20-437). (Dkt No 15-319).

DA-20-437A1.pdf 


FCC UNANIMOUSLY APPROVES LIGADO'S APPLICATION TO FACILITATE 5G AND INTERNET OF THINGS SERVICES April 20, 2020 11:32

Conditions Will Protect Incumbents from Harmful Interference.

DOC-363823A1.pdf


FCC GRANTS THE NAVAJO NATION TEMPORARY SPECTRUM ACCESS TO MEET INCREASED WIRELESS BROADBAND NEEDS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC April 20, 2020 00:00

The FCC's Wireless Telecommunications Bureau granted an emergency Special Temporary Authority request filed by the Navajo Nation to use unassigned spectrum in the 2.5 GHz band to provide wireless broadband service during the pandemic.

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CHAIRMAN PAI CIRCULATES DRAFT ORDER TO APPROVE LIGADO'S APPLICATION TO FACILITATE 5G AND INTERNET OF THINGS SERVICES. April 16, 2020 10:25

CHAIRMAN PAI CIRCULATES DRAFT ORDER TO APPROVE LIGADO'S APPLICATION TO FACILITATE 5G AND INTERNET OF THINGS SERVICES. Conditions Would Protect Incumbents from Harmful Interference.

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COVID Temporary Spectrum Authorizations March 25, 2020 00:00

3/15/2020 - T-Mobile Temporary 600MHz Request

https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DOC-363051A2.pdf

3/17/2020 - USCellular AWS-3 Request

https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DOC-363114A2.pdf

3/18/2020 - Verizon Temporary AWS-3 Request (SNR Wireless)

https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DOC-363145A2.pdf

3/18/2020 - Verizon Temporary AWS-3 Request (Northstar Wireless)

https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DOC-363145A3.pdf

3/19/2020 - AT&T Temporary 700MHz - E Block (Dish)

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/covid-19-response-dish-provides-spectrum-to-att-at-no-cost-delivering-enhanced-capacity-to-wireless-network-301026840.html

3/20/2020 - AT&T Temporary AWS-3 Request (Unassigned)

https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DOC-363211A3.pdf

3/20/20 - AT&T Temporary AWS-4 Request

https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DOC-363211A2.pdf

3/20/2020 - Verizon Temporary AWS-3 Request (Unassigned)

https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DOC-363211A4.pdf

3/26/2020 - AT&T Temporary AWS-4 Request (Puerto Rico/Virgin Islands)

https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DOC-363334A2.pdf

3/30/2020 - Pueblo of Zuni Temporary 2.5GHz Request (New Mexico)

https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DOC-363378A2.pdf

 


INCENTIVE AUCTION OF UPPER MICROWAVE FLEXIBLE USE SERVICE LICENSES IN THE UPPER 37 GHZ, 39 GHZ, AND 47 GHZ BANDS FOR NEXT-GENERATION WIRELESS SERVICES CLOSES; WINNING BIDDERS ANNOUNCED FOR AUCTION 103 March 12, 2020 10:33

(DA No. 20-253). (Dkt No 19-59).

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FCC CONCLUDES LARGEST EVER SPECTRUM AUCTION, ADVANCING AMERICAN LEADERSHIP IN 5G March 12, 2020 00:00

Over 14,000 Spectrum Licenses Awarded in Upper 37, 39, and 47 GHz Bands

DOC-363000A1.pdf 


TECHNICAL GUIDES ON PROPOSED BIDDING PROCEDURES AVAILABLE FOR AUCTION 107 (3.7 GHZ BAND) March 5, 2020 00:00

(DA No. 20-231). (Dkt No 20-25). Announces availability of guides that provide technical and mathematical details regarding the proposed bidding procedures for the clock and assignment phases of Auction 107.

DA-20-231A1.pdf 


IN THE MATTER OF EXPANDING FLEXIBLE USE IN THE 3.7-4.2 GHZ BAND, GN DOCKET NO. 18-122 March 4, 2020 00:00

Makes 280 Megahertz of the 3.7-4.2 GHz Band Available for 5G Services While Relocating Existing Satellite Operations to the Upper Part of the Band. (Dkt No 18-122). Action by: the Commission. Adopted: 2020-02-28 by R&O. (FCC No. 20-22). WTB.

FCC-20-22A1.pdf 

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AUCTION OF FLEXIBLE-USE SERVICE LICENSES IN THE 3.7–3.98 GHZ BAND FOR NEXT-GENERATION WIRELESS SERVICES; COMMENT SOUGHT ON COMPETITIVE BIDDING PROCEDURES FOR AUCTION 107 March 4, 2020 00:00

(Dkt No 20-25). FCC Seeks Comment On Bidding Procedures For December 8th, 2020 C-Band Auction. Comments Due: 2020-05-01. Reply Comments Due: 2020-05-15. (FCC No. 20-23). OEA. Action by: the Commission. 

FCC-20-23A1.pdf 

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FCC-20-23A3.xlsx 

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TECHNICAL GUIDE FOR BIDDING PROCEDURES FOR AUCTION 105 (3.5 GHZ BAND) March 3, 2020 12:57

(DA No. 20-218). (Dkt No 19-244). Announces the availability of a technical guide that provides examples and additional technical and mathematical details regarding the bidding procedures for Auction 105. OEA WTB. 

DA-20-218A1.pdf


AUCTION OF PRIORITY ACCESS LICENSES FOR THE 3550-3650 BAND; NOTICE AND FILING REQUIREMENTS, MINIMUM OPENING BIDS March 3, 2020 12:49

UPFRONT PAYMENTS, AND OTHER PROCEDURES FOR AUCTION 105; BIDDING IN AUCTION 105 SCHEDULED TO BEGIN JUNE 25, 2020. (Dkt No 19-244). FCC Establishes Competitive Bidding Procedures for the June 25th, 2020 Auction in the 3.5 GHz Band. (FCC No. 20-18).

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FCC ACTS TO FREE UP C-BAND SPECTRUM FOR 5G SERVICES. Makes 280 Megahertz of the 3.7-4.2 GHz Band Available for 5G Services While Relocating Existing Satellite Operations to the Upper Part of the Band March 2, 2020 09:36

DOC-362743A1.pdf 

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