FCC Announcements

NOTICE OF UPDATED 39 GHZ RECONFIGURATION PROCEDURES; PREPARATION FOR INCENTIVE AUCTION OF UPPER MICROWAVE FLEXIBLE USE SERVICE LICENSES IN THE 37 GHZ, 39 GHZ, AND 47 GHZ BANDS (AUCTION 103). May 14, 2019 14:30

(DA No. 19-397). (Dkt No 14-177 19-59). FCC adopts updated procedures to reconfigure and modify existing 39 GHz licenses in preparation for Auction 103.

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TECHNICAL GUIDES ON PROPOSED BIDDING PROCEDURES FOR AUCTION 103 (UPPER 37 GHZ, 39 GHZ, AND 47 GHZ). (DA No. 19-286). April 16, 2019 13:05

Announces availability of guides that provide technical and mathematical detail regarding the proposed bidding and assignment procedures for Auction 103 (Upper 37 GHz, 39 GHz, and 47 GHz).

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FCC TAKES STEPS TO MAKE MILLIMETER WAVE SPECTRUM AVAILABLE FOR 5G AND OTHER ADVANCED SERVICES. NEWS RELEASE April 15, 2019 00:00

 (AGENDA ITEM). News Release. (Dkt No 14-177). Adopted: 2019-04-12.

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FCC SEEKS COMMENT ON BIDDING PROCEDURES FOR NEXT 5G SPECTRUM AUCTION, LARGEST AIRWAVES AUCTION IN UNITED STATES TO DATE. April 15, 2019 00:00

First Steps in Auction of Upper 37 GHz, 39GHz, and 47 GHz Bands Critical to Ensuring U.S. Leadership in 5G . News Release. (Dkt No 19-59). Adopted: 2019-04-12.

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NOTICE OF INITIAL 39 GHZ RECONFIGURATION PROCEDURES; PREPARATION FOR INCENTIVE AUCTION OF UMFUS LICENSES IN THE 37 GHZ, 39 GHZ, AND 47 GHZ BANDS (AUCTION 103); March 21, 2019 15:58

ORDER OF MODIFICATION; 39 GHZ LICENSE TRANSFER AND ASSIGNMENT FREEZE. (DA No. 19-196). (Dkt No 14-177 19-56). Proposed 39 GHz band reconfiguration and Initial Commitment processes; final order of modification for 39 GHz licenses; 39 GHz license assignment/transfer freeze; 39 GHz license admin updates and excepted assignment/transfer filings due by 4/15/19. Comments Due: 2019-04-15. Reply Comments Due: 2019-04-26.

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USE OF SPECTRUM BANDS ABOVE 24 GHZ FOR MOBILE RADIO SERVICES. December 13, 2018 18:06

This Report and Order adopts new band plans for the Upper 37 GHz, 39 GHz, and 47 GHz bands and an incentive auction mechanism that will offer contiguous blocks in these bands and preserve incumbents usage rights.(Dkt No 14-177). Action by: the Commission. Adopted: 2018-12-12 by R&O. (FCC No. 18-180). WTB OEA. 

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FCC ADOPTS INNOVATIVE INCENTIVE AUCTION FOR 5G HIGH-BAND SPECTRUM. NEWS RELEASE (AGENDA ITEM). December 13, 2018 17:53

News Release. Adopted: 2018-12-12. OMR WTB. 

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USE OF SPECTRUM BANDS ABOVE 24 GHZ FOR MOBILE RADIO SERVICES. August 6, 2018 11:26

This further notice of proposed rulemaking proposes service rule changes for the 39 GHz band and an incentive auction mechanism that would offer contiguous blocks of spectrum in the Upper 37 GHz, 39 GHz and 47 GHz bands. (Dkt No 14-177). Action by: the Commission. Comments Due: 2018-09-17. Reply Comments Due: 2018-10-08. Adopted: 2018-08-02 by FNPRM. (FCC No. 18-110). WTB. 

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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. July 3, 2018 13:49

MO&O dismissing the Application for Review, or in the alternative, Petition for Reconsideration of the Competitive Carriers Association, affirming a decision of WTB. Action by: the Commission. Adopted: 2018-06-29 by MO&O. (FCC No. 18-85). WTB.

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APPLICATION OF AT&T MOBILITY SPECTRUM LLC AND FIBERTOWER CORPORATION FOR CONSENT TO TRANSFER CONTROL OF 39 GHZ LICENSES. July 3, 2018 12:17

Dismissing the Application for Review, or in the alternative, Petition for Reconsideration filed by the Competitive Carriers Association, affirming the decision of the Bureau . Action by: the Commission. Adopted: 2018-06-29 by MO&O. (FCC No. 18-86). WTB.

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WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS TO MODIFY EXISTING LICENSES IN THE 39 GHZ BAND PURSUANT TO VOLUNTARY REBANDING PROCESS. June 18, 2018 10:54

(DA No. 18-619). (Dkt No 14-177).

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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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VERIZON-STRAIGHT PATH TRANSACTION STAY DENIAL ORDER. April 2, 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  
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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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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).
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APPLICATION OF CELLCO PARTNERSHIP D/B/A VERIZON WIRELESS AND XO HOLDINGS FOR CONSENT TO TRANSFER CONTROL OF LOCAL MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE AND 39 GHS LICENSES. November 29, 2017 10:24

Order granting consent to transfer control of millimeter wave license from Nextlink to Verizon Wireless. Action by:  Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted:  11/29/2017 by MO&O. (DA No. 17-1154).  
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VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS AND STRAIGHT PATH COMMUNICATIONS SEEK FCC CONSENT TO THE TRANSFER OF CONTROL OF LOCAL MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE, 39 GHZ, 3650-3700 MHZ, AND FIXED POINT TO POINT MICROWAVE LICENSES. (DA No. 17-705) July 21, 2017 00:00


CELLCO PARTNERSHIP D/B/A VERIZON WIRELESS AND XO HOLDINGS SEEK FCC CONSENT TO THE TRANSFER OF CONTROL OF LOCAL MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE AND 39 GHZ LICENSES HELD BY XO HOLDINGS SUBSIDIARY NEXTLINK WIRELESS LLC. (DA No. 17-546) July 3, 2017 00:00

PLEADING CYCLE ESTABLISHED, Petitions to Deny Due:06/26/2017, Oppositions Due:07/03/2017            July 3, 2017. Reply Comments Due:  07/11/2017.  WTB . Contact:  Linda Ray at (202) 418-0257 or Kate Matraves at (202) 391-6272