FCC Announcements

WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU ANNOUNCES FIRST ROUND OF 2.5 GHZ BAND RURAL TRIBAL PRIORITY WINDOW LICENSE APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING September 15, 2020 11:30

 (DA No. 20-1081). Public Notice announcing that 157 2.5 GHz Rural Tribal Window Applications have been accepted for filing.

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APPLICATIONS OF T-MOBILE US, INC., AND SPRINT CORPORATION FOR CONSENT TO TRANSFER CONTROL OF LICENSES AND AUTHORIZATIONS; APPLICATIONS OF AMERICAN H BLOCK WIRELESS, DBSD CORPORATION, GAMMA ACQUISITION , MANIFEST WIRELESS, PARKERB.COM WIRELESS September 15, 2020 11:30

By this order, WTB modifies certain DISH Wireless Service Radio licenses and grants a waiver to extend construction deadlines conditioned on DISH's provision of 5G broadband. This action is taken pursuant to the T-Mobile/Sprint Transaction Order. . (Dkt No 18-197). Action by: Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted: 2020-09-11 by ORDER. (DA No. 20-1072). WTB. DA-20-1072A1.doc DA-20-1072A1.pdf DA-20-1072A1.txt

WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU GRANTS AUCTION 103 UPPER MICROWAVE FLEXIBLE USE SERVICE LICENSES September 10, 2020 11:02

(DA No. 20-1056). Public Notice announcing that certain Auction 103 licenses are granted.

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WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU GRANTS 24 GHZ BAND UPPER MICROWAVE FLEXIBLE USE SERVICE LICENSE August 20, 2020 11:07

(DA No. 20-899). Public Notice announcing that a 24 GHz long-form application from Auction 102 is granted.

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WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU GRANTS AUCTION 103 UPPER MICROWAVE FLEXIBLE USE SERVICE LICENSES August 20, 2020 11:02

(DA No. 20-900). Public Notice announcing that certain Auction 103 licenses are granted. WTB. 

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AUCTION OF FLEXIBLE-USE SERVICE LICENSES IN THE 3.7-3.98 GHZ BAND FOR NEXT-GENERATION WIRELESS SERVICE August 7, 2020 13:21

NOTICE AND FILING REQUIREMENTS, MINIMUM OPENING BIDS, UPFRONT PAYMENTS, AND OTHER PROCEDURES FOR AUCTION 107; ET AL. (Dkt No 20-25). FCC Establishes Bidding Procedures For December 8th, 2020 C-Band Auction. (FCC No. 20-110).

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WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU AND OFFICE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY APPROVE SPECTRUM ACCESS SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR KEY BRIDGE TO BEGIN INITIAL COMMERCIAL DEPLOYMENT IN THE 3.5 GHZ BAND July 30, 2020 12:12

 (DA No. 20-821). WTB and OET approve Spectrum Access System Administrator Key Bridge to begin initial commercial deployment in the 3.5 GHz Band.

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TRANSFORMING THE 2.5 GHZ BAND - MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER July 30, 2020 00:00

WTB adopts an extension of time for the 2.5 GHz Rural Tribal Priority Window to 6pm EDT on September 2, 2020. (Dkt No 18-120).

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WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU RELEASES FINAL COST CATEGORY SCHEDULE FOR 3.7-4.2 GHZ BAND RELOCATION EXPENSES AND ANNOUNCES PROCESS AND DEADLINE FOR LUMP SUM ELECTIONS July 30, 2020 00:00

(DA No. 20-802). (Dkt No 18-122 20-205). With this Public Notice, WTB releases the 3.7 GHz Transition Final Cost Category Schedule and the optional lump sum payment amounts for eligible incumbent FSS earth station operators and announces the process and deadline for lump sum elections.

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WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU ANNOUNCES THAT APPLICATION FOR 24 GHZ BAND FLEXIBLE USE LICENSES IS ACCEPTED FOR FILING July 23, 2020 11:00

(DA No. 20-777). Public Notice announcing that certain 24 GHz licenses from Auction 102 are accepted for filing.

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WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU ANNOUNCES THAT APPLICATION FOR AUCTION 103 LICENSES IS ACCEPTED FOR FILING July 23, 2020 10:58

(DA No. 20-778). Public Notice announcing that certain Auction 103 licenses are accepted for filing .

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AUCTION OF PRIORITY ACCESS LICENSES FOR THE 3550-3650 MHZ BAND; 271 APPLICANTS QUALIFIED TO BID IN AUCTION 105. July 2, 2020 00:00

(DA No. 20-695). (Dkt No 19-244). Identifies 271 applicants qualified to bid in Auction 105 (3.5 GHz PALs). OEA WTB. 

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Feasibility of Commercial Wireless Services Sharing with Federal Operations in the 3100-3550 MHz Band July 1, 2020 00:00

https://www.ntia.doc.gov/files/ntia/publications/ntia_3100-3550_mhz_mobile_now_report_to_congress.pdf


WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU GRANTS AUCTION 103 UPPER MICROWAVE FLEXIBLE USE SERVICE LICENSES June 18, 2020 00:00

(DA No. 20-639).

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FCC FACILITATES WIRELESS INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADES FOR 5G DEPLOYMENT June 11, 2020 10:44

News Release (Agenda Item). News Release. (Dkt No 19-250 RM-11849). Adopted: 2020-06-09.

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FCC PROPOSES MODERNIZING RULES FOR ADDITIONAL MILLIMETER-WAVE SPECTRUM BANDS June 10, 2020 10:39

Agency Seeks Comment on Rule Changes to Promote Innovative and More Efficient Use of the 70/80/90 GHz Bands. News Release. (Dkt No 20-133 10-153 15-244 RM-11824 RM-11825). Adopted: 2020-06-09.

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WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU AND OFFICE OF ECONOMICS AND ANALYTICS ANNOUNCE 39 GHZ LICENSE CANCELLATIONS AND INCENTIVE PAYMENTS READY TO BE PAID BASED ON AUCTION 103 June 5, 2020 14:41

(DA No. 20-561). (Dkt No 19-59 14-177). This Public Notice announces that in exchange for Auction 103 incentive payments related 39 GHz licenses have been cancelled; incentive payment amounts have been applied to winning bids; and remaining incentive payment amounts will be made in cash.

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WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU GRANTS AUCTION 103 UPPER MICROWAVE FLEXIBLE USE SERVICE LICENSES June 5, 2020 14:38

(DA No. 20-582). Public Notice announcing that certain Auction 103 licenses are granted.

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WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU SEEKS COMMENT ON OPTIONAL LUMP SUM PAYMENTS FOR 3.7-4.2 GHZ BAND INCUMBENT EARTH STATION RELOCATION EXPENSES June 4, 2020 00:00

(DA No. 20-586). (Dkt No 18-122). WTB invites interested parties to provide additional comment on the preliminary lump sum categories and payment amounts available to FSS incumbent earth station operators.

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WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU ANNOUNCES ACCELERATED CLEARING IN THE 3.7-4.2 GHZ BAND June 2, 2020 00:00

(DA No. 20-578). (Dkt No 18-122). With this Public Notice, WTB announces that certain space station operators have committed to clear the 3.7-4.0 GHz band on an accelerated timeline. WTB.

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FCC GRANTS MAKAH TRIBE TEMPORARY SPECTRUM ACCESS TO 2.5 GHZ BAND TO MEET INCREASED WIRELESS BROADBAND NEEDS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC. May 29, 2020 00:00

FCC GRANTS MAKAH TRIBE TEMPORARY SPECTRUM ACCESS TO 2.5 GHZ BAND TO MEET INCREASED WIRELESS BROADBAND NEEDS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC.

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WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU ANNOUNCES THAT APPLICATIONS FOR AUCTION 103 LICENSES ARE ACCEPTED FOR FILING May 28, 2020 14:24

(DA No. 20-560). Public Notice announcing that certain Auction 103 licenses are accepted for filing.

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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. 

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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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