Star Wireless Auction 44 Licenses Ready To Be Granted Upon Payment
Federal Communications Commission
News Media Information 202 / 418-0500445 12th St., S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20554
Released: January 16, 2013
WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU ANNOUNCES IT IS PREPARED TO
GRANT LOWER 700 MHZ BAND LICENSES UPON FULL AND TIMELY PAYMENT
Report No. AUC-44 (Auction 44)On September 18, 2002, the Federal Communications Commission completed the auction of 740
licenses in the lower 700 MHz C and D blocks.1 The application included on this public notice was listed
as accepted for filing on a public notice released in 2010.2
By this Public Notice, the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau announces that it is prepared to
grant the application for the licenses listed in Attachment A to this Public Notice, upon the full and timely
payment of the remaining balance of each applicant’s winning bid(s). Such payment must be received by
the Commission within ten (10) business days after the date of this Public Notice (i.e., by
of its winning bid in a lump sum by
January 31, 2013, it may pay the remaining balance within ten (10)
business days after the payment deadline (i.e., by
February 14, 2013), provided that it also pays a late fee
equal to five percent of the amount due. See 47 C.F.R. § 1.2109(a).
A winning bidder listed in Attachment A that fails to pay the balance of its winning bid(s) by the
late payment deadline of
February 14, 2013, will be in default and subject to applicable default
payments. See 47 C.F.R. §§ 1.2104(g), 1.2109(c). Such applicant will be assessed default penalties as
prescribed by sections 1.2104(g) and 1.2109(c) of the Commission’s rules. See 47 C.F.R. §§ 1.2104(g),
Payment InstructionsAll payments must be made in U.S. currency in the form of a wire transfer. See 47 C.F.R.
§ 1.2107(b). No personal checks, cashier’s checks or other forms of payment will be accepted.
Down payments and final payments must be preceded by an accurate and complete
FCC Remittance Advice Form (FCC Form 159). At least one hour before placing the order for the wire
transfer (but on the same business day), the winning bidder must fax the completed FCC Form 159 to
1 See Lower 700 MHz Band Auction Closes; Winning Bidders Announced, Public Notice, 17 FCC Rcd 17272
2 Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Announces That an Application for Lower 700 MHz Band
Licenses Is Accepted for Filing, Public Notice, 25 FCC Rcd 3608 (2010) (“Public Notice”).
U.S. Bank in St. Louis, Missouri, at (314) 418-4232. Proper completion of the FCC Form 159 is critical
to ensuring correct credit of a winning bidder’s deposits. Each winning bidder must use in its FCC Form
159 the same FCC Registration Number (FRN) used for the applicant in the applicant’s short-form
application (FCC Form 175).
To submit funds by wire transfer, the winning bidder will need the following information:
ABA Routing Number: 021030004
33 Liberty Street
New York, NY 10045
OBI Field: (Skip one space between each information item) “AUCTIONPAY”
APPLICANT FRN: (same as FCC Form 159, block 21)
PAYMENT TYPE CODE: (same as FCC Form 159, block 24A: “A44D”)
PAYOR NAME: (same as FCC Form 159, Block 2)
LOCKBOX NO.: #979088
Further informationFor questions regarding the calculation and submission of final payment and the FCC Form 159,
contact Gail Glasser, Office of the Managing Director, Financial Operations Center, Auctions Accounting
Group, at (202) 418-0578.
For questions regarding legal matters and licensing issues, contact Kathy Harris, Wireless
Telecommunications Bureau, Mobility Division, at (202) 418-0609.
This Public Notice contains the following Attachment:
Attachment A: List of Applications the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau is Prepared to Grant.
LOWER 700 MHz BAND
APPLICATIONS PREPARED TO GRANT
AUCTION ID: 44
SORTED BY APPLICANT NAME, MARKET AND CHANNEL BLOCK
DATE OF REPORT: January 16, 2013
Intent to Seek a
Bidding CreditStar Wireless, LLC
C Green Bay, WI
Star Wireless, LLC
C Cedar Rapids, IA
Star Wireless, LLC
C Wisconsin 4-Marinette
Star Wireless, LLC
C Wisconsin 10-Door
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