WTB Seeks Comment on Petition for Reconsideration
 
9/18/1998
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 98-1897)
WTB Provides Guidance on Grace Period and Installment Payment Rules
This Public Notice provides guidance to licensees participating in installment payment programs regarding the revised Part 1 rules governing grace periods and installment payments.
 
7/2/1998
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 98-1340)
WTB Announces Broadband Personal Communications Services (PCS) C Block Unconditional Elections
This Public Notice announces the status of those elections made by PCS C block licensees that were given an opportunity to resubmit their June 8, 1998, elections without any conditions attached. Also contained in the Public Notice is a listing of the spectrum available for reauction at this time.
Appendix A: xls
Appendix B: xls
 
6/16/1998
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 98-1168)
WTB Announces Broadband Personal Communications Services C Block Elections
This Public Notice announces the elections made by Broadband PCS C block licensees as required by the Second Report and Order (rel. October 16, 1997) and Order on Reconsideration.
Attachment A: xls
Attachment B: xls
Attachment C: xls
Attachment D: xls
Attachment E: xls
Attachment F: xls
Erratum issued on 6/18/98, Above Excel files, Attachments A and C, have been corrected: pdf - text - WordPerfect
 
6/3/1998
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 98-1051)
U.S. Department of Justice Approves Debt Forgiveness Personal Communications Service (PCS) C Block
This Public Notice announces the Department of Justice has authorized the reduction of debt owed to the United States by all C Block licensees who make elections on June 8, 1998.
Attachment A: pdf - text - WordPerfect
 
5/29/1998
ERRATUM (DA 98-1022)
Erratum to Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the Order on Reconsideration of the Second Report and Order Concerning the Broadband Personal Communications Services (PCS) C and F Block Installment Payment Plans
This erratum corrects one of the answers given in the Public Notice released on May 18, 1998.
 
5/27/1998
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 98-1006)
Electronic Election Procedures for the Broadband Personal Communications Service (PCS) C Block Installment Payment Plans
This Public Notice contains specific directions regarding the electronic filing of Election Notices through the FCC's Universal Licensing System (ULS).
 
5/18/1998
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 98-947)
Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the Order on Reconsideration of the Second Report and Order Concerning the Broadband Personal Communications Services (PCS) C and F Block Installment Payment Planss
This Public Notice provides guidance on several issues concerning the modification of Broadband Personal Communications Services (PCS) C and F Block Installment Payment Plans.
 
5/18/1998
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 98-946)
Implementation Procedures for the Order on Reconsideration of the Second Report and Order Concerning the Broadband Personal Communications Services (PCS) C and F Black Installment Payment Plans
This Public Notice announces procedures for PCS Block C elections.
Appendix A: xls
 
4/17/1998
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 98-741)
WTB Announces June 8, 1998 Election Date For Broadcast PCS C Block Licensees
This Public Notice announces, pursuant to the Order on Reconsideration of the Second Report and Order (Reconsideration Order) announces that the Election Date for Broadband Personal Communications Services (PCS) is June 8, 1998.
 
WTB Seeks Comment on Broadband PCS C and F Block Installment Payment Issues
 
6/2/1997
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 97-1152)
Comment Requested on 7 Percent Interest Rate Imposed on C Block Installment Payment Plan Notes
This Public Notice requests comments on several requests for waiver of the 7 percent interest rate imposed on C Block installment payment plan notes.
 
WTB Announces Reauction of Broadband PCS C Block license for the Phoenix, Arizona BTA
 
7/18/1996
ERRATUM TO PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 96-1153)
Erratum in Public Notice DA 96-1153 Announcing Close of the Entrepreneurs' C Block Reauction
This Public Notice contains the corrected version of attachment A of the Public Notice DA 96-1153.
Attachment A: xls
 
7/17/1996
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 96-1153)
Entrepreneurs' C Block Reauction Closes
FCC announces winning in the reauction of 18 licenses to provide broadband PCS in basic trading areas.
Attachment A (Corrected Version 7/18/1996): xls
 
7/15/1996
NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING (FCC 96-287)
Geographic Partitioning and Spectrum Disaggregation by Commercial Mobile Radio Services Licensees
In this Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, we propose to modify our broadband personal communications service (PCS) rules to expand our geographic partitioning provisions to include all PCS licensees and to permit spectrum disaggregation in the near term. We also solicit comment on certain issues relating to these rules.
 
7/1/1996
PUBLIC NOTICE
Commission Announces Availibility of Auction Tracking Software for Upcoming C-Block Reauction
This Public Notice announces a software tool for tracking the progress of the FCC's PCS C-Block Reauction will be made available to the public at approximately 5:00 p.m. EDT, on July 1, 1996.
Readme Files: exe
C-Block Reauction Tool: exe
 
6/19/1996
PUBLIC NOTICE
Qualified Bidders and Bidding Instructions for July 3, 1996 Broadband PCS C Block Reauction
This Public Notice identifies applicants who have been found qualified to bid in the reauction for 18 Basic Trading Area (“BTA”) licenses to provide Broadband Personal Communications Services (“PCS”) in the 1895-1910 MHz and the 1975-1990 MHz bands, scheduled to begin July 3, 1996.
Attachment A: xls
Attachment B: xls
Attachment C: xls
 
6/10/1996
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 96-929)
FCC Staff Clarifies Application of Anti-Collusion Rule to Broadband PCS "C" Block Reauction
This Public Notice responds to numerous inquiries concerning the applicability of the Commission's anti-collusion rule to the simultaneous multiple round reauction of 18 Broadband Personal Communications Services (PCS) "C Block" licenses, which is scheduled to begin on July 3, 1996.
 
6/3/1996
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 96-889)
FCC Issues Procedures, Terms, and Conditions for July 3rd Reauction of Defaulted C Block Licenses
This Public Notice contains several changes to the original Bidder Information Package released on May 19, 1995 as supplemented by the Supplemental Bidder Package released on December 11, 1995. This document is intended to replace the original Bidder Information Package and the Supplemental Bidder Package.
Attachment A: xls
 
5/30/1996
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 96-872)
18 Defaulted PCS Licenses to be Reauctioned, Reauction to Begin July 3rd
This Public Notice announces announces the reauction of the 18 broadband Personal Communications Services (PCS) Entrepreneurs' Block licenses on which the required down payments were not received from the winning bidders by May 15, 1996 (which was the deadline for such payments.)
Attachment A: xls
 
4/4/1996
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 96-481)
WTB Will Strictly Enforce Default Payment Rules
This Public Notice reminds bidders that the Commission's rules concerning default payments will be strictly enforced in all auctions.
 
2/7/1996
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 96-146)
Reminder for Auction Participants: Exercise Caution in Submitting Bids and Make Use of Available Safeguards
This Public Notice serves as a reminder to participants in the ongoing FCC spectrum auctions -- and for applicants in future auctions -- that authorized bidders should be careful and verify their bids prior to submission to avoid mistakes.
 
Bidder Information Package
Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Clarifies Spectrum Auction Anti-Collusion Rules
 
1/4/1995
PUBLIC NOTICE (PNWL 95-0001)
Notice of Amendments to Form 175 Filed With the FCC for Broadband (PCS) Licenses for Public Inspection
This Public Notice announces for public inspection amendments to Form 175 from the Broadband personal communications services (PCS) licenses.
 
 
Letter to Messrs. Kurtis and Blask on Behalf of Mountain Solutions, Ltd.
 
Waiver of June 8, 1998 Election Date for PCS C Block Licensees to Resubmit Election with Correction
 
7/31/1998
LETTER (DA 98-1525)
Waiver of June 8, 1998 Election Date for PCS C Block Licensees to Resubmit Election with Correction
This letter responds to ClearComm L.P.'s request for a waiver of the June 8, 1998 payment option election deadline for PCS C block licensees.
 
7/31/1998
LETTER (DA 98-1524)
Waiver of June 8, 1998 Election Date for PCS C Block Licensees to Resubmit Election with Correction
This letter responds to OnQue Communications, Inc.'s request for a waiver of the June 8, 1998 payment option election deadline for PCS C block licensees
 
7/31/1998
LETTER (DA 98-1523)
Waiver of June 8, 1998 Election Date for PCS C Block Licensees to Resubmit Election with Correction
This letter responds to TWS, LLC.'s request for a waiver of the June 8, 1998 payment option election deadline for PCS C block licensees.
 
 
Applications for Consent to the Assignment of Licenses From NextWave Personal Communications, Inc., and NextWave Power Partners, Inc., to Subsidiaries of Cingular Wireless LLC
 
In the Matter of Implementation of Section 309(j) of the Communications Act - Competitive Bidding Amendment of Parts 20 and 24 of the Commission's Rules - Broadband PCS Competitive Bidding and the Commercial Mobile Radio Service Spectrum Cap Amendment of the Commission's Cellular/PCS Cross-Ownership Rule
 
In the Matter of Requests for Waiver of Section 24.711(b)(3) of the Commission's Rules Establishing the Interest Rate on Installment Payments for C Block PCS Licenses; Petitions for Reconsideration of Note and Security Agreement for C Block PCS Licensees
 
4/5/1999
SECOND ORDER ON RECONSIDERATION OF THE SECOND REPORT AND ORDER (FCC 99-66)
In the Matter of Amendment of the Commission's Rules Regarding Installment Payment Financing for Personal Communications Services (PCS) Licensees, Amendment of Part 1 of the Commission's Rules -- Competitive Bidding Procedures
This Second Order on Reconsideration of the Second Report and Order resolves the petitions for reconsideration of the Order on Reconsideration of the Second Report and Order.
 
4/2/1999
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER (FCC 99-62)
In the Matter of Request for Extension of the Commission's Initial Non-Delinquency Period for C and F Block Installment Payment
This MO&O denies the petitions for reconsideration filed by SouthEast Telephone, Inc. and Wireless Ventures, Inc. and it denies SouthEast's Emergency Request.
Commissioners Furchtgott-Roth and Tristani dissenting and issuing a joint statement: pdf
 
In the Matter of Request for Extension of the Commission's Initial Non-Delinquency Period for C and F Block Installment Payments
 
10/1/1998
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER (FCC 98-220)
In the Matter of Mountain Solutions Ltd., Inc. Emergency Petition for Waiver of Section 24.711(a)(2) of the Commission's Rules Regarding Various BTA Markets in the Broadband Personal Communications Services (PCS) C Block Auction
This MO&O denies an Application for Review filed by Mountain Solutions, LTD., Inc. on May 28, 1997, seeking review of a Bureau Order denying an Emergency Petition for Waiver of Section 24.711(a)(2)
 
8/19/1998
FOURTH REPORT AND ORDER (FCC 98-176)
In the Matter of Amendment of the Commission's Rules Regarding Installment Payment Financing for Personal Communications Services (PCS) Licensees
This Order resolves the Commission's proposals in its C Block Further Notice of Proposed Rule Making and sets forth the rules that will govern reauction of C block spectrum surrendered to the Commission pursuant to the C Block Second Report and Order and the C Block Order on Reconsideration of the Second Report and Order, as well as any other C block spectrum available for reauction.
 
8/6/1998
ORDER (DA 98-1573)
In the Matter of OnQue Communications Request for Recision for Previously Granted Waiver
This Order denies OnQue Communications' request to rescind its Motion for Waiver.
 
6/1/1998
ORDER (FCC 98-104)
In the Matter of Petition for NextWave Telecom, Inc. for Stay of the June 8, 1998, Personal Communications services C Block Election Date
This Order denies the Petition for Stay filed by NextWave Telecom, Inc. on May 22, 1998, which seeks to stay the C Block Election date of June 8, 1998.
 
5/18/1998
ORDER (FCC 98-921)
Interest Rate on Installment Payments for C Block PCS Licensees
This Order denies several requests for waiver of the Commission's rules imposing a 7 percent interest rate on eligible broadband PCS C block licensees is denied.
 
1/7/1998
ORDER (FCC 98-2)
In the Matter of Amendment of the Commission's Rules Regarding Installment Payment Financing For Personal Communications Services (PCS) Licensees
The attached Order changes the date for C block licensees to file a written election notice, in accordance with the requirements set forth in the Second Report and Order, to February 26, 1998 and announces a September 29, 1998 auction date. Note: the following includes the erratum issued 1/12/98
 
1/6/1998
ERRATUM (DA 98-12)
In the Matter of Amendment of the Commission's Rules Regarding Installment Payment Financing For Personal Communications Services (PCS) Licensees
This erratum corrects paragraph six on page four of the Second Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rule Making, WT Docket No. 97-82, FCC 97-342 (rel. October 16, 1997)..
 
In the Matter of Amendment of the Commission's Rules Regarding Installment Payment Financing For Personal Communications Services (PCS) Licensees
 
12/24/1997
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER (FCC 97-417)
In the Matter of Carolina PCS I Limited Partnership Request for Waiver of Section 24.711(a)(2) of the Commission's Rules Regarding BTA Nos. B016, B072, B091, B147, B177, B178, B312, B335, and B436, Frequency Block C
This MO & O concludes that the Carolina PCS I Limited Partnership ("CPCSI") Application for Review should be granted and that CPCSI is entitled to a partial waiver of Section 24.711(a)(2) of the Commission's rules.
 
10/29/1997
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER (FCC 97-306)
In the Matter of Reauction of Defaulted PCS C Block Licenses Emergency Application for Review of Mountain Solutions, Ltd., Inc.
This MO&O denies the Emergency Application for Review filed by Mountain Solutions request.
 
10/16/1997
SECOND REPORT AND ORDER AND FURTHER NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING (FCC 97-342)
In the Matter of Amendment of the Commission's Rules Regarding Installment Payment Financing For Personal Communications Services (PCS) Licensees
In the Second Report and Order, the Commission reinstates installment payments for PCS C and F block licensees, and adopts a menu of 3 options regarding installment payment financing for C block licensees. In the Further Notice of Proposed Rule Making, the Commission seeks comment on proposed rules and procedures for the reauction of any licenses surrendered to the Commission pursuant to the menu of options adopted in the Second Report and Order.
 
6/2/1997
ORDER (FCC 97-1153)
In the Matter of Petitions for Reconsideration of Note and Security Agreement for C Block PCS Licensees
This Order dismisses as untimely 3 petitions for reconsideration of the C Block PCS Note and Security Agreement.
 
3/31/1997
ORDER (DA 97-649)
In the Matter of Installment Payments for PCS Licenses
This Order suspends, until further notice, installment payments for C block broadband PCS licenses.
 
In the Matter of C.H. PCS, Inc. Request for Waiver of Section 24.711(a)(2) of the Commission's Rules
 
7/4/1996
ORDER (DA 96-1825)
In the Matter of C.H. PCS, Inc., BTA No. B347 Frequency Block C
This Order sets forth the default payment obligations and procedures for C.H. PCS, Inc. ("CHPCS"), resulting from its failure to remit the required down payment on the license for which it was the successful high bidder in the Broadband Personal Communications Services C Block reauction.
 
6/28/1996
ORDER (DA 96-1061)
Emergency Motion for Stay of Mountain Solutions, Ltd., Inc.
This Order denies the Stay Request filed by Mountain Solutions, Ltd, Inc. seeking to stay the reauction of two broadband PCS C Block licenses (BTA's B089 and B149).
 
6/19/1996
Qualified Bidders and Bidding Instructions for July 3, 1996 Broadband PCS C Block Reauction
Sixth Memorandum Opinion and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rule Making
This Public Notice identifies applicants who have been found qualified to bid in the reauction for 18 Basic Trading Area ("BTA") licenses to provide Broadband Personal Communications Services ("PCS") in the 1895-1910 MHz and the 1975-1990 MHz bands.
Attachment A: xls
Attachment B: xls
Attachment C: xls
 
In the Matter of Implementation of Section 309(j) of the Communications Act - Competitive Bidding Amendment of the Commission's Cellular PCS Cross-Ownership Rule Implementation of Sections 3(n) and 332 of the Communications Act Regulatory Treatment of Mobile Services
 
In the Matter of Implementation of Section 309(j) of the Communications Act - Competitive Bidding
 
10/19/1994
FOURTH MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER (FCC 94-264)
Implementation of Section 309(j) of the Communications Act - Competitive Bidding, PP Docket No. 93-253, 9 FCC Rcd 6858, 6866-6869 ¶¶ 47-60
This Fourth Memorandum Opinion and Order resolves petitions for reconsideration or clarification of our rules governing the methodology and procedure for auctions to provide personal communications services in the 2 GHz band (called "broadband PCS").
 
7/15/1994
FIFTH REPORT AND ORDER (FCC 94-178)
Implementation of Section 309(j) of the Communications Act - Competitive Bidding, PP Docket No. 93-253, 9 FCC Rcd 5532, 5570-5571, ¶¶ 91-92
This Fifth Report and Order sets forth the specific auction procedures for broadband PCS licenses.
 
 
NEWS
 
News
 
NEWS
 
10/26/1994
NEWS
Staff Adopts and Releases Letters Clarifying Issues on Broadband PCS Auction
 
10/19/1994
NEWS
Broadband PCS Regulatory Structure Affirmed With Minor Modifications
 
8/15/1994
NEWS
NEWS
On Its Own Motion, FCC Amends Its Afiliation and Attribution Rules For "Entrepreneurs" Licenses in Broadband PCS
 
8/2/1994
NEWS
Comments Sought on Extending Authorization for Geographic Partitioning of PCS Service Areas to Women and Minority Applications.
 
6/29/1994
NEWS
NEWS
The Commission Adopts Competitive Bidding Procedures for Broadband PCS.
 
6/9/1994
NEWS
FCC adopts Modifications to PCS Band Plan; Creates Significant Benefits for Consumers and Businesses.