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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FCC PROPOSES TO MAKE ADDITIONAL SPECTRUM AVAILABLE FOR MOBILE SERVICES IN THE 1675-1680 MHZ BAND May 10, 2019 10:53

NEWS RELEASE (AGENDA ITEM). News Release. (Dkt No 19-116). Adopted: 2019-05-09.

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WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU AND OFFICE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY ANNOUNCE THE APPROVAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL SENSING CAPABILITIES FOR THE 3.5 GHZ BAND April 29, 2019 08:57

GN DOCKET NO. 15-319. (DA No. 19-352). (Dkt No 15-319). WTB and OET approve three Environmental Sensing Capabilities (ESCs) for use in the 3.5 GHz band. The ESCs will be used to detect the presence of federal incumbent radar transmissions and communicate that information to one or more certified SASs.

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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 PROPOSES TO MODERNIZE RULE FOR OVER-THE-AIR RECEPTION DEVICES TO PREPARE FOR 5G FUTURE April 15, 2019 14:51

NEWS RELEASE (AGENDA ITEM). News Release. (Dkt No 19-71). Adopted: 2019-04-12.

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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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WIRELESS COMMUNICATION AND APPLICATIONS ABOVE 100 GHZ: OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES FOR 6G AND BEYOND. March 21, 2019 15:27

(Dkt No 18-21 RM-11795).

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FCC TAKES STEPS TO OPEN SPECTRUM HORIZONS FOR NEW SERVICES AND TECHNOLOGIES. NEWS RELEASE March 18, 2019 22:02

(AGENDA ITEM). News Release. Adopted: 2019-03-15. News Media Contact: Neil Grace at (202) 418-0506, email: Neil.Grace@fcc.gov. OMR OET. 

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FCC TO EVALUATE PARTITIONING, DISAGGREGATION, & SPECTRUM LEASING RULES. NEWS RELEASE March 18, 2019 16:06

News Release. Adopted: 2019-03-15. News Media Contact: Cecilia Sulhoff at (202) 418-0587, email: Cecilia.Sulhoff@fcc.gov. OMR WTB. 

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AUCTION OF 24 GHZ UPPER MICROWAVE FLEXIBLE USE SERVICE LICENSES FOR NEXT-GENERATION WIRELESS SERVICES February 28, 2019 14:30

38 APPLICANTS QUALIFIED TO BID IN AUCTION 102. (DA No. 19-123). (Dkt No 18-85). Identifies 38 applicants qualified to bid in the upcoming auction of 24 GHz band UMFUS licenses (Auction 102).

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WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU ANNOUNCES PROCESS FOR RELICENSING 700 MHZ SPECTRUM IN UNSERVED AREAS. (DA No. 19-77). February 13, 2019 15:01

(Dkt No 06-150). This PN describes the process for relicensing unserved areas in the 700 MHz band, beginning with the keep-what-you-serve rules for failing licensees, and ending with the specific rules and requirements for licensees that acquire unserved areas. WTB.

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STANDING ROCK TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.'S REQUEST FOR WAIVER AND RENEWAL. December 17, 2018 15:26

STANDING ROCK TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.'S REQUEST FOR WAIVER AND RENEWAL. Conditionally granted both Standing Rock's request for waiver of the filing deadline and its late-filed renewal application.(DA No. 18-1259). W

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INCENTIVE AUCTION TASK FORCE AND WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU GRANT 600 MHZ LICENSES. November 30, 2018 10:34

(DA No. 18-1219). Public Notice announcing that a 600 MHz long-form application from Auction 1002 is granted.

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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.

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EXPANDING FLEXIBLE USE OF THE 3.7 TO 4.2 GHZ BAND Reply Comment Date Extended for 3.7 – 4.2 GHz Band NPRM. November 23, 2018 15:46

(Dkt No 18-122 17-183 RM-11778 RM-11791). Action by: Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Reply Comments Due: 2018-12-11. Adopted: 2018-11-21 by ORDER. (DA No. 18-1190). WTB.

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AUCTION OF 24 GHZ UPPER MICROWAVE FLEXIBLE USE SERVICE LICENSES FOR NEXT-GENERATION WIRELESS SERVICES; APPLICATIONS OF 58 APPLICANTS FOR AUCTION 102 DEEMED TO BE COMPLETE. November 1, 2018 10:32

(DA No. 18-1116). (Dkt No 18-85). Announces the status of short-form applications to participate in Auction 102 (UMFUS – 24 GHz).

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AUCTION OF 28 GHZ UPPER MICROWAVE FLEXIBLE USE SERVICE LICENSES FOR NEXT-GENERATION WIRELESS SERVICES; 40 APPLICANTS QUALIFIED TO BID IN AUCTION 101. November 1, 2018 10:31

(DA No. 18-1115). (Dkt No 18-85). Identifies 40 applicants qualified to bid in the upcoming auction of 28 GHz band UMFUS licenses (Auction 101).

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REQUESTS OF THREE LICENSEES OF 22 MVDDS LICENSES FOR EXTENSION OF TIME TO MEET THE FINAL BUILDOUT REQUIREMENT; APPLICATIONS OF THREE LICENSEES FOR RENEWAL OF 22 MVDDS LICENSES. October 30, 2018 09:50

WTB denies requests of three licensees of 22 MVDDS licenses for extensions of time to meet final buildout requirement. (DA No. 18-1109). WTB. 

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UNLICENSED USE OF THE 6 GHZ BAND; EXPANDING FLEXIBLE USE IN MID-BAND SPECTRUM BETWEEN 3.7 AND 24 GHZ. October 25, 2018 13:29

The FCC propose rules that will promote new opportunities for unlicensed use in portions of the 1200 megahertz of spectrum in the 5.925-7.125 (6 GHz) band . (Dkt No 18-295 17-183).

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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).

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INTERNATIONAL BUREAU ANNOUNCES TWO-WEEK EXTENSION OF FILING WINDOW FOR EARTH STATIONS CURRENTLY OPERATING IN 3.7-4.2 GHZ BAND October 17, 2018 15:44

(DA No. 18-1061). (Dkt No 18-122).

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APPLICATIONS OF T-MOBILE US, INC., AND SPRINT CORPORATION FOR CONSENT TO TRANSFER CONTROL OF LICENSES AND AUTHORIZATIONS EXTENSION OF DATE FOR FILING REPLIES; EXTENSION OF DATE FOR FILING REPLIES. October 3, 2018 16:08

APPLICATIONS OF T-MOBILE US, INC., AND SPRINT CORPORATION FOR CONSENT TO TRANSFER CONTROL OF LICENSES AND AUTHORIZATIONS EXTENSION OF DATE FOR FILING REPLIES; EXTENSION OF DATE FOR FILING REPLIES. (DA No. 18-1012). (Dkt No 18-197).

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