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Released: March 27, 2014

Federal Communications Commission

DA 14-413

Before the

Federal Communications Commission

Washington, D.C. 20554

In the Matter of
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Amendment of Parts 2 and 90 of the
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RM-11715
Commission’s Rules To Create a New
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Frequency Allocation for Wireless
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Broadband Services
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ORDER

Adopted: March 27, 2014

Released: March 27, 2014

By the Chief, Broadband Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau:
1. On May 1, 2013, Mimosa Networks Inc. (“Mimosa”) filed a rulemaking petition with the
Commission requesting that it commence proceedings to amend Parts 2 and 90 of the Commission’s
Rules to create a new frequency allocation for wireless broadband services.1 On March 11, 2014, the
Commission issued a Public Notice instructing parties interested in commenting on Mimosa’s Petition to
do so within thirty days pursuant to Sections 1.4 and 1.405 of our rules.2 On March 18, 2014, Nickolaus
E. Leggett filed a comment in response to the petition,3 which prompted Mimosa to file a motion seeking
to ensure that all parties would have until April 25, 2014 to reply to any such statements in response to its
petition.4
2. We clarify that as in prior precedent and pursuant to Section 1.405(a) of our rules, all parties
may have 30 days from the date of our public notice, or until April 10, 2014, to file comments or
statements in support of, or in opposition to Mimosa’s petition, and that parties will then have an
additional 15 days, or until April 25, to file a reply to any statements filed in support of or in opposition to
the petition, as required by Section 1.405(b) of our rules.5
3.

ACCORDINGLY

,

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED

that pursuant to Section 1.405 of the
Commission’s Rules, 47 C.F.R. § 1.405, commenters in this matter shall file comments in support of or in
opposition to the petition for rulemaking no later than April 10, 2014, and reply commenters may file
replies to such comments no later than April 25, 2014.
4. This action is taken under authority delegated by Section 0.131 and 0.331 of the

1 See Petition of Mimosa Networks, Inc. for a Rulemaking to Create a New Frequency Allocation for Wireless
Broadband Services, RM-11715, filed May 1, 2013.
2 See Public Notice, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau Reference Information Center Petition for
Rulemaking Filed, Report No. 3002 (CGB rel. Mar. 11, 2014) (citing 47 C.F.R. §§ 1.4 & 1.405).
3 See Comment of Nickolaus E. Leggett, Licensed Radio Operator, Inventor, and Analyst, filed Mar. 18, 2011.
4 See Motion for Extension of Time of Mimosa, filed Mar. 18, 2014.
5 See 47 C.F.R. §§ 1.405(a) & (b); see also Petition for Rulemaking to Define “Captured” and “New” Subscriber
Lines for Purposes of Receiving Universal Service Support, RM-10522, Order, 17 FCC Rcd 16794, 16794 ¶ 1
(WCB TAPD 2002); Amendment to Parts 73 and 90 of the Commission’s Rules to Authorize the Transmission of
Emergency Signals on Channel 200, RM-9719, Order, 14 FCC Rcd 17898, 17898 ¶ 1 (WTB PS&PWD 1999);
Amendment of Part 90 of the Commission’s Rules to Establish a New Emergency Medical Radio Service, RM-
7336, Order, 5 FCC Rcd 3305, 3305 ¶ 1 (PRB LM&MD 1990).

Federal Communications Commission

DA 14-413

Commission’s rules.6
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
Blaise A. Scinto
Chief, Broadband Division

Wireless Telecommunications Bureau

6 See 47 C.F.R §§ 0.131, 0.331.
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