7/26/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-1829)
Auction of Licenses for 747-762 and 777-792 MHz Bands (Auction No. 31) is Rescheduled
 
5/24/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (FCC 02-158)
Auction of Licenses in the 747-762 and 777-792 MHz Bands (Auction No. 31) Postponed Until January 14, 2003; Auction of Licenses in the 698-746 MHz Band (Auction No. 44) will Proceed as Scheduled
This Public Notice announces the upcoming auction of licenses in the 747-762 and 777-792 MHZ band (Auction No. 31), is postponed until January 14, 2003, in order to provide additional time for Congress to consider legislation affecting the timing of that auction and, accordingly, bidder preparation and planning. Auction #44 will proceed as scheduled.
 
4/16/2002
ERRATUM (DA 02-880)
Erratum to Procedures PN DA 02-659
This Erratum amends the public notice "Auction of Licenses in the 747-792 MHz Bands Scheduled for June 19, 2002; Further Modification of Package Bidding Procedures and Other Procedures for Auction No. 31," released March 19, 2002.
 
4/12/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-866)
Auction of Licenses in the 747-762 and 777-792 MHz Bands Scheduled for June 19, 2002
This Public Notice is a reminder that a free FCC pre-auction seminar for the 747-762 and 777-792 MHz Bands Auction(Auction No. 31) is scheduled for Tuesday, April 30, 2002.
3/19/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-659)
Auction of Licenses in the 747-762 and 777-792 MHz Bands Scheduled for June 19, 2002; Further Modification of Package Bidding Procedures and Other Procedures for Auction No. 31, DA 02-659
This Public Notice announces the procedures,minimum opening bids, and aggregate reserve price for the upcoming auctionof licenses in the 747-762 and 777-792 MHz (Upper 700 MHz) bands scheduledfor June 19, 2002.
Attachment A: pdf - xls
 
2/4/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-260)
Auction of Licenses in the 747-762 and 777-792 MHZ Bands Scheduled for June 19, 2002
This Public Notice seeks comment on the potential inclusion of 24 additional licenses in Auction No. 31 and potential modifications of previously announced procedures for the Auction.
Attachment A: pdf
10/15/2001
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 01-2394)
Auction of Licenses for 747-762 and 777-792 MHZ (Auction No. 31) Scheduled for June 19, 2002
This Public Notice announces that Auction No. 31 is scheduled to begin June 19, 2002 and sets important pre-auction dates and deadlines.
 
7/26/2001
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 01-1792)
Data from Test Auction of Licenses for the 747-762 and 777-792 MHz Bands
This Public Notice posts data from test auctions conducted during development of the package bidding auction system.
 
7/11/2001
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 01-1546)
Auction of Licenses for the 747-762 and 777-792 MHz Bands (Auction #31) is Postponed
This Public Notice announces the auction of licenses in the 747-762 and 777-792 MHz bands (Auction No. 31), previously scheduled to begin on September 12, 2001, will be delayed pending Commission resolution of petitions for reconsideration and clarification of the Commission's Third Report and Order.
 
3/29/2001
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 01-788)
Pleading Cycle Established for Responses to Petitions for Reconsideration of the Third Report and Order in WT Docket NO. 99-168, CS Docket NO. 98-120, and MM Docket NO. 00-39
This Public Notice list parties that have petitioned the Commission for reconsideration and clarification of the Third Report and Order FCC 01-25, released January 23, 2001.
 
1/31/2001
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 01-266)
Auction of Licenses for the 747-762 and 777-792 MHz Bands Postponed Until 9/21/2001
This Public Notice announces the upcoming auction of licenses in the 747-762 and 777-792 MHz band (Auction No. 31), scheduled for March 6, 2001, is postponed until September 12, 2001.
Comment by Commissioner Harold Furchtgott-Roth: pdf - text - Word
Comment by Commissioner Gloria Tristani: pdf - text - Word
 
1/18/2001
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 01-143)
WTB Seeks Comment on Request for Postponement of Auction of Licenses in the 747-762 and 777-792 MHz Bands
This public notice seeks comment on Verizon Wireless' request for postponementof Auction 31 (Comment Date: January 24, 2001).
Attachment A: pdf
 
1/5/2001
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 01-12)
Auction of License in the 747-762 and 777-792 MHz Bands Scheduled for March 6, 2001: Modifications to the Calculation for Determining Minimum Acceptable Bids and the Provisions Concerning "Last and Best Bids" and Other Procedural Issues
The notice announces two refinementsto package bidding procedures for Auction No. 31. Also, the notice includesfollowing attachments:
  • Attachment A- summary of the provisions that will govern package bidding
  • Attachment B- chart summary of package bidding activity calculations
  • Attachment C- registration form for the bidders' seminar
  • Attachment D- guidelines for completing FCC Form 175
  • Attachment E- an electronic filing and review of FCC Form 175
  • Attachment F- instructions for accessing the FCC network to file Form 175
  • Attachment G- FCC Bidding Preference/Remote Security Access Cards Software Order Form
 
11/2/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-2404)
Auction of Licenses in the 747-762 and 777-792 MHz Bands Scheduled for March 6, 2001
The Commission seeks comment on modifyingthe calculation for determining minimum accepted bids and changing the provisionsconcerning "last and best" bids.
 
7/31/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (FCC 00-282)
Auction of Licenses for the 747-762 and 777-792 MHz Bands Postponed Until March 6, 2001
This public notice announces the postponement of upcoming Auction #31 (747-762 and 777-792 MHz Bands) originally scheduled for September 6, 2000, until March 6, 2001.
 
7/3/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-1486)
Auction of Licenses for the 747-762 and 777-792 MHz Bands Scheduled for September 6, 2000; Procedures Implementing Package Bidding for Auction No. 31, Bidder Seminar Scheduled for July 24, 2000
This public notice announces revisedprocedures to allow for package bidding for the upcoming auction of licensesfor services in the 747-762 and 777-792 MHz bands (?Auction No. 31?) and announcesa Bidder Seminar scheduled for July 24, 2000.
Letter Requesting Delay of Auction from Cellular Telecommunications Industry Assoc.: pdf
 
5/18/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-1075)
Auction of Licenses in the 747-762 and 777-792 MHz Bands Scheduled for September 6, 2000: Comment Sought on Modifying the Simultaneous Multiple Round Auction Design to Allow Combinatorial (Package) Bidding
In this Public Notice, the Bureau seeks comment on modifying the simultaneous multiple round auction design (our usual auction design) to allow for bids on combinations, or "packages," of licenses. Most of our auction rules and procedures would remain the same or be changed only slightly.
Link to: Ex Parte Communications (zip)
 
5/2/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-942)
Auction of Licenses in the 747-762 and 777-792 MHz Bands Postponed until September 6, 2000
This Public Notice announces the schedule for the Auction of Licenses for the747-762 and 777-792 MHz bands. The upcoming auction of licenses in the 747-762and 777-792 MHz band, scheduled to begin on June 7, 2000, is postponed untilSeptember 6, 2000.
 
4/18/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-878)
747-762 and 777-792 MHz Bands Pre-Auction Seminar Monday, April 24, 2000
This Public Notice details information in regards to the seminar for Auction No. 31.
 
4/12/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-785)
747-762 and 777-792 MHz Band Auction Filing Dates and Changes to Attachment J
This Public Notice informs that Auction No. 31 has been postponed until June7, 2000. There are changes in the filing deadlines.
 
3/17/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-573)
747-762 and 777-792 MHz Band Auction Postponed Until June 7, 2000
This Public Notice postpones the auction originallyscheduled to begin on May 10, 2000.
 
2/18/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-292)
Auction Notice and Filing Requirements for 12 Licenses in the 700 MHz Bands Auction Scheduled for May 10, 2000; Minimum Opening Bids and Other Procedural Issues
This notice announces the proceduresand minimum opening bids for the auctioning of licenses for Fixed, Mobile, andBroadcasting services in the 747-762 and 777-792 MHz bands.
 
2/11/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-273)
Extension of Filing Deadline for Comments to Qualcomm Incorporated's Petition for Declaratory Ruling
This Public Notice announces an extension of the deadline for comments is warranted.
 
2/4/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-219)
WTB Seeks Comment on Qualcomm Incorporated's Petition for Declaratory Ruling Seeking 700 MHz Band License Pursuant to Ruling of US Circuit Court of Appeals
This Public Notice seeks comment on all aspects of Qualcomm's petition.
 
1/28/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-137)
Auction of Licenses in the 747-762 and 777-792 MHz Bands, and Revisions to Part 27 of the Commission's Rules
Due to inclement weather, the filing deadline for reply comments in this proceeding is extended.
 
1/10/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-43)
Auction of Licenses in the 747-762 and 777-792 MHz Bands Scheduled for May 10, 2000
This notice announces the auction of licenses for Fixed, Mobile, and Broadcastingservices in the 747-762 and 777-792 MHz bands ("Auction No. 31"), scheduledto commence on May 10, 2000. In addition, the notice seeks comments on reservepricing and auction procedural issues.
4/11/2002
LETTER (DA 02-857)
Mr. Thomas E. Wheeler, President/CEO of Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association
This letter denies CTIA's request for the delay of Auctions 31 and 44.
 
7/20/2000
LETTER
Letter From Cellular Telecommunications Industry Assoc. Requesting Delay of Auction
11/3/2003
SECOND ORDER ON RECONSIDERATION OF THE THIRD REPORT AND ORDER (FCC 03-236)
Service Rules for the 746-764 and 776-794 MHz Bands, and Revisions to Part 27 of the Commission's Rules
Statement of Commissioner Copps: pdf - text - Word
 
7/12/2002
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER (FCC 02-204)
In the matter of Petitions for Reconsideration of the Second Memorandum Opinion and Order, Service Rules for the 746-764 and 776-794 MHz Bands and Revisions to Part 27 of the Commission's Rules
 
5/24/2002
ORDER (FCC 02-155)
In the matter of Auction No. 31, Auction No. 44, Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association, Paxson Communications Corporation, and the Spectrum Clearing Alliance Concerning the Applications for Review of WTB Letter, April 10, 2002, DA 02-857
This Order concludes the Bureau acted correctly and find no grounds in either Application or related filings sufficient to reverse the Bureau Letter.
 
9/17/2001
ORDER (FCC 01-258)
Order on Reconsideration of the Third Report and Order
This Order resolves Petitions for Reconsideration and clarification of the Third Report and Order.
 
3/27/2001
ERRATUM (FCC 01-96)
In the Matter of Service Rules for the 746-764 and 776-794 MHz Bands, and Revisions to Part 27 of the Commission's Rules, WT Docket No. 99-168, Erratum
This Erratum makes a minor correction to the text and final rules of the SecondMemorandum Opinion and Order, FCC 00-330, in the above-titled proceeding, whichwas released on September 14, 2000.
 
1/23/2001
THIRD REPORT AND ORDER (FCC 01-25)
Service Rules for the 746-764 and 776-794 MHz Bands, and Revisions to Part 27 of the Commission's Rules
This Order adopts mechanisms and makes determinations intended to facilitate the clearing of the 740-806 MHz band to allow for the introduction of new wireless services, and to promote the early transition of analog television licensees to digital television service (DTV).
 
9/14/2000
ERRATA (DA 00-2094)
Errata
This Errata clarifies the geographic licensing schemes used in the auction.
 
9/14/2000
SECOND MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER (FCC 00-330)
Service Rules for the 746-764 and 776-794 MHz Bands, and Revisions to Part 27 of the Commission's Rules
This Second Memorandum Opinion and Order addresses a Petition for Reconsideration filed by US West Wireless, LLC.
 
9/12/2000
MEMORANDUM OPINION (FCC 00-304)
Memorandum Opinion
This Order postpones the start of Auction 31 for a period of six months.
 
7/28/2000
ERRATA (DA 00-1680)
In the Matter of Service Rules for the 746-764 and 776-794 MHz Bands, and Revisions to Part 27 of the Commission's Rules
This Errata Notice, Section 27.15 is further amended in paragraph (a)(1) by deleting the reference therein to "Section 27.324" and substituting in lieu thereof a reference to "Section 1.948" of this chapter."
 
6/30/2000
ORDER (FCC 00-224)
Memorandum Opinion and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
This Memorandum Opinion and Order and accompanying Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking affirms the service rules adopted in the 700 MHz First Report and Order, provide additional guidance on factors considered when reviewing applications for approval of voluntary agreements accelerating the transition of incumbent analog television licensees and opening these bands for new 700 MHz licensee use, and seek comment on several aspects of the spectrum clearing process.
 
3/14/2000
ERRATUM (DA 00-565)
This Erratum corrects the map attached to Order FCC 00-5
 
3/1/2000
ERRATUM (DA 00-450)
This Erratum corrects the license period and headings in Order FCC 00-5
 
1/7/2000
FIRST REPORT AND ORDER (FCC 00-5)
First Report and Order
In this Report and Order we adopt service rules for licensing the commercial use of the 746-764 MHz and 776-794 MHz bands -- bands that have been reallocated, by Congressional direction, from their previous use solely for the broadcasting service.
 
6/3/1999
NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING (FCC 99-97)
In the Matter of Application for Review of Columbia Capital Corporation of Action Taken Pursuant to Delegated Authority
In this Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (Notice) we propose new service rules for commercial licensing in the 746-764 MHz and 776-794 MHz bands that have been reallocated from use solely for the Broadcasting service. These proposed service rules include provisions for application licensing, technical and operating rules, and competitive bidding.
9/17/2001
NEWS RELEASE
The FCC provides Certain Additional Flexibility to Facilitate Voluntary Clearing of Incumbent Broadcasters in the Upper 700 MHz Band
 
 
1/31/2001
NEWS RELEASE
The upcoming auction of licenses in the 747-762 and 777-792 MHz band (Auction No. 31), scheduled to begin on March 6, 2001, is postponed until September 12, 2001.
News release by Commissioner Gloria Tristani.
 
 
1/6/2000
NEWS RELEASE
FCC Adopts Rules for Licensing and Operations in Portion of 700 MHz Band Reallocated from Television Channels 60 through 69
The Federal Communications Commission(FCC) has adopted licensing and service rules governing operation of 30of the 36 MHz of commercial spectrum located in the 700 MHz band that will be auctioned later this year.
11/6/2000
REPORT (FCC 00-394)
Service Rules for the 746-764 and 776-794 MHz Bands, and Revisions to Part 27 of the Commission's Rules
This Report is in response to Section213(b)(3) of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, Public Law 106-113 (November17, 1999). on November 9, 1999, the Commission issued a report to Congress("First Report to Congress") on competitive bidding for spectrum between746-764 MHz and 776-794 MHz. This Second Report to Congress describes thecourse of the competitive bidding process through September 30, 2000, andaddresses the deviations that have occurred from the schedule set forthin the First Report to Congress.
 
 
11/9/1999
REPORT
Report to Congressional Committees, Pursuant to Department of Defense appropriations Act, 2000, On Competitive Bidding for Spectrum Between 746-764 MHz and 776-794 MHz
This Report is in response to Section 8124(b)(1) of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2000.