FCC Announcements

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. 

DA-20-695A1.pdf 

DA-20-695A2.pdf 

DA-20-695A3.pdf 


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


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


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 


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).

FCC-20-18A1.pdf 

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FCC-20-18A3.pdf 

FCC-20-18A4.pdf 

FCC-20-18A5.pdf


FCC ESTABLISHES COMPETITIVE BIDDING PROCEDURES FOR JUNE 25 AUCTION IN THE 3.5 GHZ BAND March 2, 2020 09:30

Auction of Priority Access Licenses in the 3.55-3.65 GHz Band Will Encourage Increased Investment and Deployment in Mid-band Spectrum for 5G. News Release. (Dkt No 19-244).

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FCC SEEKS COMMENT ON BIDDING PROCEDURES FOR 3.5 GHZ AUCTION. September 27, 2019 10:07

The Federal Communications Commission voted to seek comment on proposed application and bidding procedures for the auction of Priority Access Licenses (PALs) in the 3550-3650 MHz portion of the 3.5 GHz Band . News Release. (Dkt No 19-244).

DOC-359893A1.pdf 

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WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU AND OFFICE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY ANNOUNCE THE APPROVAL AND REGISTRATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL SENSING CAPABILITY SENSORS OF THREE ESC OPERATORS FOR THE 3.5 GHZ BAND. July 30, 2019 11:40

(DA No. 19-718). (Dkt No 15-319). With this PN WTB and OET approve the Environmental Sensing Capability (ESC) sensor deployment and coverage plans of three ESC operators. WTB. 

DA-19-718A1.pdf 


WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU SEEKS COMMENT ON WIRELESS INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS ASSOCIATION AND UTILITIES TEHNOLOGY COUNCIL REQUEST FOR WAIVER OF CITIZENS BROADBAND RADIO SERVICE TRANSITION DEADLINE November 27, 2018 10:28

(DA No. 18-1206). (Dkt No 18-353). Comments Due: 2018-12-12. Reply Comments Due: 2018-12-24.

DA-18-1206A1.pdf 


PROMOTING INVESTMENT IN THE 3550-3700 MHZ BAND October 25, 2018 13:26

This R&O makes changes to the licensing and technical rules for PALs in the 3.5 GHz band, promoting innovation and investment by a variety of users through larger licenses areas, longer license terms, and performance requirements. (Dkt No 17-258).

FCC-18-149A1.pdf 

FCC-18-149A2.pdf 

FCC-18-149A3.pdf 

FCC-18-149A4.pdf 

FCC-18-149A5.pdf 


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. 

DA-18-538A1.pdf 


WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU AND OFFICE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY SEEK COMMENT ON PETITIONS FOR RULEMAKING REGARDING THE CITIZENS BROADBAND RADIO SERVICE. (DA No. 17-609). August 8, 2017 00:00

(Dkt No RM-11788 RM-11789 12-354 ). Comments Due:  07/24/2017. Reply Comments Due:  08/08/2017.  

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


WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU AND OFFICE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY ANNOUNCE METHODOLOGY FOR DETERMINING THE PROTECTED CONTOURS FOR GRANDFATHERED 3650-3700 MHZ BAND LICENSEES, PUBLIC NOTICE. (DA No. 16-946). August 19, 2016 00:00


FCC PUTS FINAL RULES IN PLACE FOR NEW CITIZENS BROADBAND RADIO SERVICE. Final Rules Will Enable Innovative Spectrum Sharing Capabilities in the 3.5 GHz Band. News Release. (Dkt No 12-354 ) April 28, 2016 00:00