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Released: November 10, 2011

PUBLIC NOTICE

Federal Communications Commission

News Media Information 202 / 418-0500

445 12th St., S.W.
Internet:
http://www.fcc.gov

Washington, D.C. 20554


TTY: 1-888-835-5322



DA 11-1881

November 10, 2011


WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU GRANTS 700 MHz BAND LICENSES


Auction 92

Report No. AUC-92 (Auction 92)

On July 25, 2011, the Federal Communications Commission completed an auction of 16 licenses
in the 700 MHz Band. This auction, which was designated Auction 92, raised (in net bids) a total of
$19,770,250, with 7 bidders winning a total of 16 licenses.1 After a preliminary review of the FCC long-
form applications (FCC Form 601), the applications listed in Attachment A to this Public Notice were
accepted for filing.2 Upon further review, we find that the applications listed in Attachment A are
complete and conform to the Commission’s rules.3 Furthermore, the Commission has received full
payment, as required by Section 1.2109(a) of its rules,4 for the licenses listed in Attachment A.5
Accordingly, by this Public Notice, we announce the grant of the licenses listed in Attachment A.
We grant these licenses pursuant to Section 309(a) of the Communications Act, 47 U.S.C. § 309(a), and
section 0.331 of the Commission’s rules, 47 C.F.R. § 0.331, because it will serve the public interest,
convenience, and necessity.


This Public Notice includes the following Attachments:

Attachment A: Applications and Licenses the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Is Granting – Sorted
by Licensee.

Attachment A1: Applications and Licenses the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Is Granting –
Sorted by Market and Channel Block.

Attachment B: Instructions for Searching for the Applications Listed in Attachment A Using ULS.

1 Auction of 700 MHz Band Licenses Closes; Winning Bidders Announced for Auction 92, Public Notice, 26 FCC
Rcd 10494 (WTB 2011).
2 See Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Announces that Applications for 700 MHz Band Licenses Are Accepted
for Filing, Public Notice, 26 FCC Rcd 12690 (WTB 2011).
3 The applications listed in Attachment A represent six (6) of the seven (7) applicants filing long-form applications
following Auction No. 92.
4 47 C.F.R. § 1.2109(a).
5 Attachment A1 contains the same information as Attachment A, sorted by market and channel block rather than by
applicant name.


Attachment C: Instructions for Searching for Granted Licenses Listed in Attachment A Using ULS.

Attachment D: Instructions for Accessing the FCC Network Using Windows 95/98/2000/XP.

Please contact Michael Connelly, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, Mobility Division, at
(202) 418-0680, for questions regarding legal matters and licensing issues.

- FCC -

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ATTACHMENT A

700 MHz BAND

APPLICATIONS GRANTED

AUCTION ID: 92

SORTED BY LICENSEE NAME, MARKET NUMBER AND CHANNEL BLOCK

DATE OF REPORT: NOVEMBER 10, 2011

Intent to Seek
Tribal Lands
Bidding

Licensee Name

Market Code

Channel Block

File Number

Call Sign

Credit

Allied Wireless Communications Corporation
CMA625
B
0004826632
WQOL880
N
CenturyTel Broadband Wireless, LLC
CMA221
B
0004826418
WQOL881
N
CenturyTel Broadband Wireless, LLC
CMA276
B
0004826418
WQOL882
N
CenturyTel Broadband Wireless, LLC
CMA298
B
0004826418
WQOL883
N
FTC Management Group, Inc.
CMA630
B
0004829097
WQOL884
N
Miller, David
CMA663
B
0004835178
WQOL885
N
Puerto Rico Telephone Company, Inc.
CMA147
B
0004835838
WQOL886
N
Puerto Rico Telephone Company, Inc.
CMA169
B
0004835838
WQOL887
N
Puerto Rico Telephone Company, Inc.
CMA202
B
0004835838
WQOL888
N
Puerto Rico Telephone Company, Inc.
CMA204
B
0004835838
WQOL889
N
Puerto Rico Telephone Company, Inc.
CMA724
B
0004835838
WQOL890
N
Puerto Rico Telephone Company, Inc.
CMA725
B
0004835838
WQOL891
N
USCC AUCTION 92, LLC
CMA566
B
0004836273
WQOL892
N

ATTACHMENT A1

700 MHz BAND

APPLICATIONS GRANTED

AUCTION ID: 92

SORTED BY MARKET, CHANNEL BLOCK AND LICENSEE NAME

DATE OF REPORT: NOVEMBER 10, 2011

Intent to Seek
Tribal Lands
Bidding

Licensee Name

Market Code

Channel Block

File Number

Call Sign

Credit

Puerto Rico Telephone Company, Inc.
CMA147
B
0004835838
WQOL886
N
Puerto Rico Telephone Company, Inc.
CMA169
B
0004835838
WQOL887
N
Puerto Rico Telephone Company, Inc.
CMA202
B
0004835838
WQOL888
N
Puerto Rico Telephone Company, Inc.
CMA204
B
0004835838
WQOL889
N
CenturyTel Broadband Wireless, LLC
CMA221
B
0004826418
WQOL881
N
CenturyTel Broadband Wireless, LLC
CMA276
B
0004826418
WQOL882
N
CenturyTel Broadband Wireless, LLC
CMA298
B
0004826418
WQOL883
N
USCC AUCTION 92, LLC
CMA566
B
0004836273
WQOL892
N
Allied Wireless Communications Corporation
CMA625
B
0004826632
WQOL880
N
FTC Management Group, Inc.
CMA630
B
0004829097
WQOL884
N
Miller, David
CMA663
B
0004835178
WQOL885
N
Puerto Rico Telephone Company, Inc.
CMA724
B
0004835838
WQOL890
N
Puerto Rico Telephone Company, Inc.
CMA725
B
0004835838
WQOL891
N

Attachment B



SEARCH INSTRUCTIONS FOR 700 MHz BAND LICENSE APPLICATIONS


Auction 92








This attachment provides instructions for electronically searching the FCC Network for a specific
application or applications on file with the Commission. The following instructions relate specifically to
searching for applications filed in response to Auction 92.

To search the FCC Network for an application, you must first connect to the FCC Network. Attachment
C describes how Windows 95/98/2000/XP users can connect to the FCC Network using the Dial-Up
Networking features of Windows 95/98/2000/XP.

Mozilla Firefox 2.0 or greater or Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher (Internet web browser software) are
available to download and use for Universal Licensing System (ULS) for license searches. To download
the latest versions of Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer free of charge, access the Mozilla Firefox
download site at http://www.mozilla.com/ or the Microsoft Internet Explorer download site at:
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/downloads.

Conventions



The instructions in this attachment use the following typographic conventions:

bold

Represents objects on the screen that you click with the mouse pointer, including buttons,
Internet links, icon, tabs, menu items (e.g.,

Cancel

button,

Auctions

link,

Save

option in
the File menu).

italic

Represents field names or areas of a screen (e.g., Licensee Name field, Applicant
Information
area of a screen).

bold italic
Represents characters that you must type exactly as they appear in the instructions. For
example, if you are instructed to type http://www.fcc.gov, you should type all of the
characters shown in bold italic exactly as they are printed.

SMALL CAPS
Represents keys on the keyboard (e.g., ENTER, CTRL, ESC).

Note:

Throughout these instructions, “enter” means to type the appropriate information and then press
the ENTER key.

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Performing an Application Search



Once you have connected to the FCC Network, follow the procedures below to search for an application.
You may click the ? (Help) button at anytime for additional information on using Application Search.

1.
Connect to the FCC Network using one of the following options:


Note: If your PC is connected to a network, you must use a secure proxy to access the FCC
Network. Consult your Network Administrator.


Dial-Up Access


a.
Use Dial-Up Networking in Windows 95/98/2000/XP to connect to the FCC Network
(see Attachment C).


b.
Start your web browser. In the location field of the web browser screen, type
http://wireless.fcc.gov/uls/. Then press the ENTER key.


Internet Access


a.
Start your web browser and connect to the Internet using your Internet Service Provider.

b.
In
the location field of the web browser screen, type http://wireless.fcc.gov/uls/. Then
press the ENTER key.

2.
Verify that Java and JavaScript are enabled in your web browser preferences. Additionally, the
preferences must specify “Accept all cookies.” Refer to your web browser Help facility for more
information.


3.
On the Universal Licensing System main page, click the

Applications

button, located in the
center of the page.


4.
For a quick search, use the drop down list in the center License Search box to search by a specific
Call Sign, FRN or Licensee Name.
You can choose the Advance Search option to search by
various criteria.



You can conduct an Advanced Application Search to specify search options by Applicant State,
ZIP, and Name; Dates (Receipt, Action, etc.); Application Status; Application Purpose; and more.


Also shown are the options for various Non-Auction service specific searches: Aircraft,
Amateur, Commercial/Restricted Permits, GMRS and Ship.


You have the option to conduct a Specialized Search with the following options:

• Select

Market Based

to search only for licenses associated with an FCC Auction

• Select

Site Based

to search only for site-based licenses


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• Select

Frequency

to search for Wireless licenses based on a single frequency or frequency
ranges.

• Select

Facility ID

to search by facility identification number.

• Select

Geographic

to search by coordinates, county/state, address, and frequency
information.

• Select

Link Registration ID

to search by the link registration identification number.

• Select

NG Number

to search by the Interdepartment Radio Advisory Committee (IRAC)
coordination number.

• Select

Transfers and Assignment Search

by search by Assignment information transfer
information, date information and more.

• Select

Ownership Search

to search by Ownership Disclosure Filings by Filing Type, Filing
Status and more.



5.
The appropriate Application Search screen appears. This screen contains several data entry fields
used for specifying the criteria for your application search. Specify the search criteria necessary
to locate the desired application. Please refer to the following “Basic Guidelines for Specifying
Search Criteria” for more information.


If you are searching for an application filed for Auction 92, click 92 in the Auction ID field.


Basic Guidelines for Specifying Search Criteria:



You must specify search criteria in at least one field. You do not have to specify search
criteria in all of the search fields. Enter search criteria into as many fields as you wish.



To specify search criteria in a search field containing a menu of options, click the desired
option from the menu. Use the scroll bars to view all options in a menu. You can select
multiple options from a menu by pressing the CTRL key while you click the menu
options.


• Click
the Reset button to undo a menu selection and search for all options in the menu.


• Click
the

Clear

button to reset entries in all of the search fields.

Click
the
?

Help

button for a definition of each search field available on the Application Search

screen.

6.
After you have specified the desired search criteria, click the

Search

button. The system will
scan the database for any applications matching the search criteria. The matching application
files will be listed on the Search Results screen. The Search Results screen will identify the file
number, licensee name, application purpose, application status, radio service code, and receipt
date for each application returned in the query.

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A message on the Search Results screen will indicate if no matches were found for the specified
search criteria. Click the

New Search

button and re-specify search criteria.

7.
To view an application, click its file number link. To navigate through the data on the
Application screen, use the scroll bar or click the links at the top of the screen. Click the ?

Help


button for information regarding specific functions available on this screen.




To re-access the Search Results screen, click

Return to Results

at the top of the screen.



To begin a new search, click

New Search

at the top of the screen..

Technical Support



For technical assistance in searching the ULS for applications, contact the FCC Technical Support
Hotline at (202) 414-1250 (voice) or (202) 414-1255 (TTY). The FCC Technical Support Hotline is
generally available Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET. All calls to the FCC Technical
Support Hotline are recorded.


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Attachment C



SEARCH INSTRUCTIONS FOR GRANTED 700 MHz BAND LICENSES


AUCTION 92


Following are instructions for electronically searching the FCC Network for a specific license or licenses
on file with the Commission. The following instructions relate specifically to searching for granted
licenses associated with Auction 92.

To search the FCC Network for an application, you must first connect to the FCC Network. Attachment
D describes how Windows XP users can connect to the FCC Network using the Dial-Up Networking
features of Windows XP.

Mozilla Firefox 2.0 or greater or Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher (Internet web browser software) are
available to download and use for Universal Licensing System (ULS) for license searches. To download
the latest versions of Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer free of charge, access the Mozilla Firefox
download site at http://www.mozilla.com/ or the Microsoft Internet Explorer download site at:
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/downloads.

Conventions



The instructions in this attachment use the following typographic conventions:

bold

Represents objects on the screen that you click with the mouse pointer, including buttons,
Internet links, icon, tabs, menu items (e.g.,

Cancel

button,

Auctions

link,

Save

option in
the File menu).

italic

Represents field names or areas of a screen (e.g., Licensee Name field, Applicant
Information
area of a screen).

bold italic
Represents characters that you must type exactly as they appear in the instructions. For
example, if you are instructed to type http://www.fcc.gov, you should type all of the
characters shown in bold italic exactly as they are printed.

SMALL CAPS
Capital letters (in Roman without italics or bold lettering) inside French quotes indicate
specific keys on the keyboard (e.g., «ENTER,» «CTRL,» «ESC»).

Performing a License Search



Once you have connected to the FCC Network, follow the procedures below to search for a license. You
may click the ? (Help) button at anytime for additional information on using License Search.


1.
Connect to the FCC Network using one of the following options:


Note: If your PC is connected to a network, you must use a secure proxy to access the FCC
Network. Consult your Network Administrator.




1

Dial-Up Access


a.
Use Dial-Up Networking in Windows XP to connect to the FCC Network (see
Attachment D).


b.
Start your web browser. In the location field of the web browser screen, type
http://wtbwww05.fcc.gov. Then press the ENTER key.


Internet Access


a.
Start your web browser and connect to the Internet using your Internet Service Provider.

b.
In
the location field of the web browser screen, type http://www.fcc.gov/wtb/uls. Then
press the ENTER key.

2.
Verify that Java and JavaScript are enabled in your web browser preferences. Additionally, the
preferences must specify “Accept all cookies.” Refer to your web browser Help facility for more
information.

3.
On the Universal Licensing System main page, click the

License Search

button, located on the
left side of the page.

Note: License Search utilizes "cookies". If you are receiving a notification message when
accepting a cookie, we recommend that you disable this message in your web browser options.
Please consult your web browser Help facility for more information.


4.
Select the type of search by clicking the down arrow in the Select Search Type field to obtain a
menu containing the following options:

Select

General

to search for all licenses.


Select

Market Based

to search only for licenses associated with an FCC Auction.


Select

Site Based

to search only for site-based licenses.



Select

Frequency

to search for Wireless licenses based on a single frequency or frequency
ranges.


Click the desired option from the menu and click the

Continue

button.

5.
The License Search screen appears. This screen contains several data entry fields used for
specifying the criteria for your license search. On the License Search screen, specify the search
criteria necessary to locate the desired license. Please refer to the following “Basic Guidelines for
Specifying Search Criteria” for more information.


Basic Guidelines for Specifying Search Criteria:


You must specify search criteria in at least one field. You do not have to specify search criteria in
all of the search fields. Enter search criteria in as many fields as you wish.


To specify search criteria in a search field containing a menu of options, click the desired option

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from the menu. Use the scroll bars to view all options in a menu. You can select multiple
options from a menu by pressing the CTRL key while you click the menu options.

Click
<No Criteria> to undo a menu selection and search for all options in the menu.

Click
the

Clear

button to clear entries from all of the search fields.




The Universal Licensing System restricts the number of rows returned in a license search to 3000.
In such instances, you must enter more specific search criteria to reduce the number of rows
returned.

Click
the
? (Help) button for a definition of each search field available on the License Search
screen.

6.
After you have specified the desired search criteria, click the

Search

button. The system will
scan the database for any licenses matching the search criteria. The matching license files will be
listed on the Search Results screen. The Search Results screen will identify the call sign, licensee
name, radio service code, market, and licensee ID for each license returned in the query.


A message on the Search Results screen will indicate if no matches were found for the specified
search criteria. Click the

New Search

button and re-specify search criteria.

7.
To view a license, click its call sign underlined link. To navigate through the data on the License
screen, use the scroll bar or click the links at the top of the screen. Click the ? (Help) button for
information regarding specific functions available on this screen.



To re-access the Search Results screen, click the down arrow in the Other Options field to obtain
the drop-down menu of options. Click

Search Results

from the Other Options menu and
then click the

Go

button.


To access additional information about the license (such as special conditions, associated
applications, and locations), click the down arrow in the License Options field to obtain the
drop-down menu of options. Click the desired selection from the menu then click the

Go


button.


To begin a new search, click the down arrow in the Other Options field to obtain the drop-down
menu of options. Click

New Search

from the Other Options menu and then click the

Go


button.

Technical Support



For technical assistance in searching the ULS for applications and licenses, contact the FCC Technical
Support Hotline at (202) 414-1250. The FCC Technical Support Hotline generally will be available
Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST. All calls to the FCC Technical Support Hotline are
recorded.




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Attachment D


USING DIAL-UP NETWORKING IN

WINDOWS XP FOR ULS FILING


This attachment describes how to use Windows XP Dial-Up Networking to establish a direct
connection from your PC to the FCC Network and the Universal Licensing System (ULS) in order to
file or review the Form 601. This point-to-point connection is not routed through the Internet.

This direct dial-up connection is

NOT

required to perform ULS online filing. You may file or review
Form 601 on the Internet by entering http://wireless.fcc.gov/uls in your Web browser’s
address/location bar and clicking the

Online

Filing

button on the ULS homepage.

Conventions



The instructions in this section use the following typographical conventions:

bold

Represents objects on the screen that you click with the mouse pointer, including
buttons, Internet links, icons, tabs, menu items (e.g.,

Cancel

button,

Auctions

link,

Save

option in the File menu).

italic

Represents field names or areas of a screen (e.g., Applicant field, Selected Licenses
area of a screen).

bold italic
Represents characters that you must type exactly as they appear in the instructions.
For example, if you are instructed to type http://wireless.fcc.gov/uls, you should
type all of the characters shown in bold italic exactly as they are printed.

SMALL CAPS
Represents keys on the keyboard (e.g., ENTER, CTRL, ESC).

Note:

Throughout these instructions, “enter” means to type the appropriate information and then
press the ENTER key.

Hardware and Software Requirements


Connecting to the FCC Network using Windows XP Dial-Up Networking requires at a minimum the
following hardware and software:

Hardware Requirements




CPU: Pentium 133 or above

RAM: 32 MB (more recommended if you have multiple applications open)

Monitor: VGA or above

Modem: 28.8 Kbps, Hayes-compatible or faster (recommend 56.6 Kbps)

Mouse or other pointing device

Software Requirements



Web browser software is required. You may use Mozilla Firefox 2.0 or greater or Internet
Explorer 6.0 or higher (Internet web browser software) to use ULS for license searches. To

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download the latest versions of Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer free of charge, access the
Mozilla Firefox download site at http://www.mozilla.com/ or the Microsoft Internet Explorer
download site at: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/downloads.

Microsoft Windows XP

Note:

If you are running Windows in a networked environment, check with your local network
administrator for any potential conflicts with Windows XP Dial-Up Networking. This usually
includes any TCP/IP installed network protocol.


Adobe Acrobat 4.0 Reader (or higher) is recommended as a plug-in to your browser. This
provides a viewer for displaying files related to applications, such as attachments and exhibits.
For best results, install the plug-in after you have installed the desired web browser. This will
allow the plug-in to be fully integrated within the browser window.

To download Adobe Acrobat version 4.0 or higher, access the Acrobat download site at
http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/main.html.

Configuring Dial-Up Networking


1. To start dial-up networking in

Windows XP

follow the steps below:

a. Click the

Start

button.
b. Click the

Programs

option to display the Programs menu.
c. Click the

Accessories

option to display the Accessories menu.
d. Click

Communications


e. Click

New Connection Wizard.


f. Click

Connect to the Network at My Workplace

.
g. Click

Dial-Up Connection

.
h. Specify connection name by entering the name of the dial-up location in the Company
Name field, e.g. “FCC Dial-Up Connection.”
i. Enter dial-up phone number, 1-800-844-2784.
j. Select Connection Availability:
Anyone’s use
My use only

NOTE:

You must have administrative rights in Windows XP to set up dial-up networking.

Dial-Up Procedure


1.
If the Dial-Up Networking window is not currently open, do the following:

2. Double-click
the

ULS at FCC

icon in the Dial-Up Networking window.


2


3. Click
the

Connect

button on the window. Do not enter User name and Password.

The Connecting window appears, indicating the status of your connection as your modem dials
into the system. This window must remain running during your dial-up session. You may
minimize the window, if you wish.

If your modem fails to establish a connection, please see the Troubleshooting section below.

4.
Once the connection is established, open your Web browser.

5.
In your browser’s location field, enter http://wireless.fcc.gov/uls/

If nothing appears in your Web browser, see the Troubleshooting section below.

6.
When you have finished, exit the Web browser, then click the

Disconnect

button on the
Connecting window to end your dial-up session.

Troubleshooting


Following are problems you may encounter and possible solutions for resolving or isolating them.

Modem does not respond



1.
Confirm that all physical connections for the modem are present.

2.
Confirm that the phone line is active by connecting it to a telephone and checking for a dial
tone.

3.
Confirm that the correct modem driver is installed for your modem.

Modem dials but does not connect



1.
Confirm that the number the modem is dialing is correct.

2.
Confirm that the modem prefix, if any, is correct.


Modem dials and connects, but nothing appears when you enter the location in the Web browser


1.
Check the settings in your dial-up networking icon, particularly that the Primary DNS is
192.104.54.1 and that TCP/IP is the only selected protocol.

2.
Confirm that your Web browser is not using proxies; it should be set to “direct connection to
the Internet.”

2.
If you do log into a TCP/IP LAN, confirm that your LAN network IP address is being released.


To do so, connect to the FCC Network using dial-up networking, then click the

Start

button in
Windows 95/98 and select

Run

. Type winipcfg and press

OK

. If your IP address does not

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begin with “192.104.”, then your LAN IP address is not being released. Click the

Release All


button, or consult your LAN administrator.

Receive an Internal Server error in the Web browser



1.
Confirm that the address entered in the location field is correct (http://www.fcc.gov/wtb/uls).

2.
Confirm that Java and JavaScript are enabled in your Web browser, and confirm that Cookies is
set to Accept All.

Help


For technical assistance with installing or using FCC software, contact the FCC Technical Support
Hotline at (202)-414-1250 (voice) or (202) 414-1255 (TTY). The FCC Technical Support Hotline is
available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern Time. There are no weekend hours
and the hotline is closed all Federal holidays. All calls to the FCC Technical Support Hotline are
recorded.


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Document Outline

  • DA 11-1881_11-10-11 Att A.pdf
  • DA 11-1881_11-10-11 Att A1.pdf
  • DA 11-1881_11-10-11 Att D.pdf

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