FCC Announcements

WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU ANNOUNCES CONVERSION OF INCUMBENT 28GHZ AND 39 GHZ LICENSES TO THE UPPER MICROWAVE FLEXIBLE USE SERVICE. (DA No. 18-550). May 25, 2018 12:54

Released: 2018-05-25. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU ANNOUNCES CONVERSION OF INCUMBENT 28GHZ AND 39 GHZ LICENSES TO THE UPPER MICROWAVE FLEXIBLE USE SERVICE. (DA No. 18-550). (Dkt No 14-177). WTB.

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PROMOTING INVESTMENT IN THE 3550-3700 MHZ BAND May 24, 2018 00:00

Grants a conditional waiver of certain rules governing the protection of federal operations in the 3550-3700 MHz band . (Dkt No 17-258). Action by: Chiefs, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau and the Office of Engineering and Technology. Adopted: 2018-05-22 by ORDER. (DA No. 18-538). WTB OET. 

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FCC TAKES STEPS TO TRANSFORM THE 2.5 GHZ BAND FOR NEXT GENERATION 5G CONNECTIVITY. May 11, 2018 11:10

 FCC TAKES STEPS TO TRANSFORM THE 2.5 GHZ BAND FOR NEXT GENERATION 5G CONNECTIVITY.  News Release. (Dkt No 18-20 ). 
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WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAUS SEEK COMMENT FOR REPORT ON THE FEASIBILITYOF ALLOWING COMMERCIAL WIRELESS SERVCIES, LICENCSED OR UNLICENSE, TO USE OR SHARE USE OF THE FREQUENCIES BETWEEN 3.7-4.2 May 01, 2018 11:01

OFFICE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY, INTERNATIONAL, AND WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAUS SEEK COMMENT FOR REPORT ON THE FEASIBILITYOF ALLOWING COMMERCIAL WIRELESS SERVCIES, LICENCSED OR UNLICENSE, TO USE OR SHARE USE OF THE FREQUENCIES BETWEEN 3.7-4.2. (DA No.  18-446). (Dkt No 18-122 ). 
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EXPANDING FLEXIBLE USE OF THE 3.7 GHZ TO 4.2 GHZ BAND - WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU, INTERNATIONAL BUREAU, AND OFFICE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY ESTABLISH GN DOCKET NO. 18-122. April 19, 2018 13:16

(DA No.  18-396). (Dkt No 18-122 )  By this Public Notice, the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, International Bureau, and the Office of Engineering and Technology establish GN Docket No. 18-122, which is captioned "Expanding Flexible Use of the 3.7 GHz to 4.2 GHz Band.".  OET IB WTB . 


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WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU OPENS WT DOCKET NO. 18-120. “Transforming the 2.5 GHz Band.” April 19, 2018 12:04

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AUCTIONS OF UPPER MICROWAVE FLEXIBLE USE LICENSES FOR NEXT-GENERATION WIRELESS SERVICES; COMMENT SOUGHT ON COMPETITIVE BIDDING PROCEDURES FOR AUCTIONS 101 (28 GHZ) AND 102 (24 GHZ) April 18, 2018 13:17

BIDDING IN AUCTION 101 SCHEDULED TO BEGIN NOVEMBER 14, 2018. (Dkt No 18-85 )  Proposes and seeks comment on application and bidding procedures for auctions for the 28 GHz and 24 GHz bands. Comments Due:  05/09/2018. Reply Comments Due:  05/23/2018. (FCC No. 18-43).  


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FCC SETTLES WITH SPRINT & MOBILITIE FOR $11.6 MILLION REGARDING WIRELESS STRUCTURES BUILT WITHOUT REQUIRED REVIEW. April 10, 2018 10:22

 FCC Settles with Sprint & Mobilitie for $11.6 Million.  
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VERIZON-STRAIGHT PATH TRANSACTION STAY DENIAL ORDER. April 02, 2018 11:06

Order denying petition for stay of order granting consent to transfer control of millimeter wave licenses from Straight Path to Verizon. Action by:  Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted:  04/02/2018 by ORDER. (DA No. 18-328).  WTB  
https://apps.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DA-18-328A1.pdf

ACCELERATING WIRELESS BROADBAND DEPLOYMENT BY REMOVING BARRIERS TO INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT, SECOND REPORT AND ORDER. March 30, 2018 09:41

FCC Acts to Speed Deployment of Next-Gen Wireless Infrastructure. (Dkt No.  17-79 ). Action by:  the Commission. Adopted:  03/22/2018 by R&O. (FCC No. 18-30).  
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WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU SEEKS COMMENT ON AT&T REQUEST FOR WAIVER OF GEOGRAPHIC COVERAGE REQUIREMENT FOR 700 MHZ LICENSE IN ALASKA. March 28, 2018 09:52

(DA No.  18-314). (Dkt No 18-67 ). Comments Due:  04/30/2018. Reply Comments Due:  05/15/2018. 
https://apps.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DA-18-314A1.pdf

FCC ACTS TO FACILITATE DEPLOYMENT OF 5G AND WIRELESS BROADBAND INFRASTRUCTURE. March 22, 2018 09:52

News Release. (Dkt No 17-79 ). Adopted:  03/22/2018. 
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FCC PROPOSES TO OPEN SPECTRUM HORIZONS FOR NEW SERVICES & TECHNOLOGIES March 01, 2018 09:20

Seek comment on proposed rules that would apply to spectrum above 95 GHz for licensed services, unlicensed operations, and a new class of experimental licenses, and that addresses several petitions and requests relating to these frequencies. (Dkt No.  RM-11795 RM-11713 18-21 15-245 ). (FCC No. 18-17).  
https://apps.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/FCC-18-17A1.pdf

FCC PROPOSES TO OPEN 'SPECTRUM HORIZONS' ABOVE 95 GHZ FOR NEW SERVICES AND TECHNOLOGIES. February 23, 2018 14:08

News Release. (Dkt No RM-11795 RM-11713 18-21 15-245 ). 
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WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU AND OFFICE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY CONDITIONALLY APPROVE FOUR ENVIRONMENTAL SENSING CAPABILITY OPERATORS FOR THE 3.5 GHZ BAND. (DA No. 18-172) February 22, 2018 10:02

https://apps.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DA-18-172A1.pdf

WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU GRANTS AWS-3 LICENSES IN THE 1695-1710 MHZ, 1755-1780 MHZ AND 2155-2180 MHZ BANDS. February 21, 2018 00:00

(DA No.  18-166).
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APPLICATION OF AT&T MOBILITY SPECTRUM LLC AND FIBERTOWER CORPORATION FOR CONSENT TO TRANSFER CONTROL OF 39 GHZ LICENSES. February 08, 2018 14:27

Order granting consent to transfer control of millimeter wave licenses from FiberTower to AT&T. Action by:  Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted:  02/08/2018 by MO&O. (DA No. 18-125).  
https://apps.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DA-18-125A1.pdf

Auction No. 1002 Released: 01/30/2018. INCENTIVE AUCTION TASK FORCE AND WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU GRANT 600 MHZ LICENSES. (DA No. 18-66) January 30, 2018 16:24

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FIBERTOWER SPECTRUM HOLDINGS LLC. Grants FiberTower's request for a limited waiver of the June 1, 2012 substantial service deadline applicable to the certain 39 GHz licenses January 29, 2018 12:53

FIBERTOWER SPECTRUM HOLDINGS LLC.   Grants FiberTower's request for a limited waiver of the June 1, 2012 substantial service deadline applicable to the certain 39 GHz licenses and takes other actions to implement a settlement agreement between FiberTower Spectrum Holdings, LLC (FiberTower).

Action by:  Deputy Chief, Broadband Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted:  01/26/2018 by Order on Remand. (DA No. 18-78).  
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WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU ESTABLISHES PROCEDURES TO AFFORD NORTHSTAR WIRELESS AND SNR WIRELESS LICENSECO THE OPPORTUNITY TO CURE THEIR AUCTION 97 APPLICATIONS. January 25, 2018 11:07

Order on Remand establishing procedures to afford Northstar Wireless and SNR Wireless LicenseCo the opportunity to cure their Auction 97 applications. Action by:  By the Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted:  01/24/2018 by Order on Remand. (DA No. 18-70).
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APPLICATION OF VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC. AND STRAIGHT PATH COMMUNICATIONS, INC. FOR CONSENT TO TRANSFER CONTROL OF LOCAL MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE, 39 GHZ, COMMON CARRIER POINT-TO-POINT MICROWAVE, AND 3650-3700 MHZ SERVICE LICENSES January 18, 2018 07:30

Order granting consent to transfer control of millimeter wave licenses from Straight Path to Verizon. Action by:  Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted:  01/17/2018 by MO&O. (DA No. 18-52).
https://apps.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DA-18-52A1.pdf

INCENTIVE AUCTION TASK FORCE AND MEDIA BUREAU GRANT WAIVER OF THE POST-AUCTION TRANSITION SCHEDULE AND MODIFY THE TRANSITION PHASE ASSIGNMENTS OF REPACKED STATIONS IN PUERTO RICO AND THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS. (DA No. 18-35). (Dkt No 12-268 16-306 ) January 12, 2018 16:19

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INCENTIVE AUCTION TASK FORCE AND WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU ANNOUNCE THAT AN APPLICATION FOR 600 MHZ LICENSES IS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. (DA No. 18-31) January 10, 2018 16:06

Public Notice announcing that a 600 MHz long-form application from Auction 1002 is accepted for filing.  WTB . 
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INCENTIVE AUCTION TASK FORCE AND WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU GRANT 600 MHZ LICENSES. (DA No. 18-20). (Dkt No 12-268 ) January 09, 2018 16:04

Public Notice announcing that certain 600 MHz long-form applications from Auction 1002 are granted.  WTB . 
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