Lower 700 MHz Band Auction Closes
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8/7/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-1933)
Revised Qualified Bidder Notification; 125 Qualified Bidders
This Public Notice provides the revised list of qualified bidders, their license selections and their upfront payments received for the auction of licenses in the Lower 700 MHZ C and D blocks, or the 710 716/740-746 MHZ and 716-722 MHZ Bands (Auction #44); identifies the qualified bidders that have elected early departure from the auction; and contains bidding instructions and other important information.
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6/26/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-1491)
Auction #44 Revised Schedule, License Inventory, and Procedures
This Public Notice revises the schedule, license inventory, and procedures for Auction No.44 in order to comply with the recently enacted Auctions Reform Act of 2002.
Attachment A: pdf - xls
 
6/7/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-1346)
Auction of Licenses for 698-746 MHz Band; 128 Qualified Bidders
This Public Notice identifies 128 applicants found to be qualified to bid in the upcoming auction of 759 licenses in the lower 700 MHz band (Auction #44).
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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.
 
5/24/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-1213)
Auction of Licenses for 698-746 MHz Band; Status of FCC Form 175 Applications to Participate in the Auction; Extension of Upfront Payment Deadline
This Public Notice announces the status of the 153 applications received to participate in Auction No. 44. 72 applications were accepted for filing and 81 applications were incomplete.
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4/26/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-971)
Pleading Cycle Established for Oppositions to Application for Review of WTB April 10, 2002 Letter, DA 02-857, Regarding Schedule for Auctions 31 and 44
This Public Notice establishes May 3,2002 as the deadline for filing oppositions to the Application for Reviewfiled by CTIA.
 
4/18/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-904)
Due Diligence Announcement for the Upcoming Auction of Licenses in the 698-746 MHz Band
This Public Notice provides due diligence information, as of April 11, 2002, for potential bidders in the upcoming auction of licenses in the 698-746 MHz ("Lower 700 MHz") band, scheduled for June 19, 2002.
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4/16/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-883)
Auction of Licenses in the 698-746 MHz Band Scheduled for June 19, 2002; Reminder: Pre-Auction Seminar May 1, 2002
A seminar reminder to interested parties of Auction No. 44.
 
3/20/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-563)
Auction of Licenses in the 698-746 MHz Band Scheduled for June 19, 2002; Notice and Filing Requirements, Minimum Opening Bids, Upfront Payments and Other Auction Procedures, DA 02-563
This Public Notice announces the procedures and minimum opening bids for the upcoming auction of licenses in the 698-746 MHz (Lower 700 MHz) band scheduled for June 19, 2002.
Attachment A: pdf - xls
 
3/15/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-607)
Petition to Deny Filing Periods for Non-Reserved Channel FM and FM Translator Applications; Filing Periods to be Announced via "Broadcast Applications" Public Notice
On September 27, 2001, the Mass Media Bureau released a Public Notice announcing a window to permit settlements for certain closed groups of non-reserved channel mutually exclusive broadcast construction permit applications.
 
1/24/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-200)
Auction of Licenses in the 698-746 MHZ Band Scheduled for June 19, 2002; Comment Sought on Reserve Prices Or Minimum Opening Bids and Other Auction Procedural Issues
This Public Notice announces the auction of licenses for Fixed, Mobile, and Broadcasting services in the 698-746 MHZ (Lower 700 MHz) band. Comments are due on or before February 6, 2002, and reply comments are due on or before February 13, 2002.
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Comments Filed
McBride Spectrum Partners, LLC: pdf
Paxson Communications Corporation: pdf
Rural 700 MHz Group: pdf
Rural Telelcommunications Group: pdf
Scott D. Reiter and Vincent D. McBride: pdf
Spectrum Exchange Group, LLC and Allen & Company Inc.: pdf
Telecom Consulting Associates: pdf
United States Cellular Corporation: pdf
 
Reply Comments
Council Tree Communications, LLC: pdf
Entravision Communications Corporation: pdf
Leap Wireless International, Inc.: pdf
McBride Spectrum Partners, LLC: pdf
National Telephone Cooperative Assocation: pdf
Norwell Television, LLC: pdf
Paxson Communications Corporation: pdf
Rural 700 MHz Group: pdf
Rural Telecommunications Group: pdf
Spectrum Clearing Alliance: pdf
Spectrum Exchange Group, LLC and Allen & Company Inc.: pdf
Telecom Consulting Associates: pdf
United States Cellular Corporation: pdf
 
Final Bid Withdrawal Payment for Auction No. 44, Pioneer Telephone Association, Inc.
 
10/31/2006
LETTER (DA 06-2134)
Final Bid Withdrawal Payments for Auction No. 44, Cable & Communications Corporation
 
10/31/2006
LETTER (DA 06-2178)
Final Bid Withdrawal Payment for Auction No. 44, XIT Telecommunications & Technology, Ltd.
 
Letter to Dennis L. O'Neill, President, Milkyway Broadband, LLC
 
Letter to Mr. Vincent D. McBride, Managing Partner
 
5/16/2003
LETTER (DA 03-1719)
Banks Broadcasting, Inc. Request for Waiver of Section 1.2109(b) of the Commission's Rules
This letter denies the Request for Waiver filed by Banks Broadcasting Inc.
 
Letter to Mr. A. Richard Burke, Executive Manager, Special Wireless Projects, Office of the Chief Technology Officer, Government of the District of Columbia
 
8/23/2002
LETTER (DA 02-2085)
Letter to Sylvia Lesse, Esquire and John Kuykendall, Esquire
This letter denies the request of Coleman County Telecommunications, Ltd. for waiver of the upfront payment deadline for Auction No. 44.
 
8/23/2002
LETTER (DA 02-2077)
Letter to Central Wyoming College and State Board of Education, State of Idaho Concerning FCC Form 175 Applications to Participate in Auction No. 44
This letter dismisses Central Wyoming's and State Board's requests that their short-form applications be accepted and processed outside of the Commission's competitive bidding rules.
 
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.
(Original CTIA letter, dated April 3, 2002, requesting delay of Auction 31): pdf
 
 
WSS, LLC Request for Waiver of Section 1.2109 of the Commission's Rules
 
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 - Word
 
8/27/2003
NOTICE OF APPARENT LIABILITY FOR FORFEITURE (DA 03-2723)
Northeast Communications of Wisconsin, Inc. for C Block Facilities in the 710-716 and 740-746 MHz Bands
Issued Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture in the amount of $100,000 to Northeast Communications of Wisconsin, Inc. for violating Section 1.2105(c) of the Commission's Rules during the auction with Northeast Communication of Wisconsin, Inc. Action by: Chief, Enforcement Bureau. Adopted: 08/26/2003 by NALF.
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8/27/2003
NOTICE OF APPARENT LIABILITY FOR FORFEITURE (DA 03-2722)
Star Wireless, LLC for C Block Facilities in the 710-716 and 740-746 MHz Bands
Liability for Forfeiture in the amount of $100,000 to Star Wireless, LLC for violating Section 1.2105(c) of the Commission's Rules during the auction with Star Wireless, LLC.. Action by: Chief, Enforcement Bureau. Adopted: 08/26/2003 by NALF.
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Auction No. 44 Revised Schedule, License Inventory, and Procedures, Public Notice, DA 02-1491 Petition for Reconsideration by Spectrum Holdings I, LP
 
6/18/2002
ERRATUM
Erratum to Memorandum Opinion and Order FCC 02-185
This Erratum revises the Memorandum Opinion and Order ("MO&O") released June 14, 2002, the Commission inadvertently failed to include a clause making its order effective immediately upon release by ERRATUM.
See MO&O, FCC 02-185
 
6/14/2002
ORDER (FCC 02-185)
Memorandum Opinion and Order
This MO&O addresses petitions for reconsideration filed by eight parties that seek changes and/or clarifications to this Commission's decisions regarding issues relating to the transition to DTV service and the rules for auctioning and licensing new services on the Lower 700 MHz Band. (Includes changes made by the Erratum, released June 18, 2002.)
See Erratum FCC 02-185
 
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.
 
2/5/2002
ERRATUM (DA 02-269)
Erratum to Report and Order FCC 01-364
This erratum makes the following corrections to the Report and Order and final rules, FCC 01-364, as released on January 18, 2002.These corrections will be incorporated in the summary of the Report and Order published in the Federal Register.
See Report & Order DA 01-364
No results here for this auction.