WTB Announces the Return to Active Status of Licenses to Nextwave Personal Communications Inc. and Nextwave Power Partners Inc., Subject to the Outcome of Ongoing Litigation
Attachment A: pdf - xls
Attachment B: pdf
 
6/29/2001
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 01-1501)
WTB Reminds Broadband Personal Communications Services (PCS) Licensees of Five-Year Construction Benchmark
This Public Notice reminds Broadband PCS licensees they are required to notify the Bureau as to whether or not they have met their five-year construction benchmarks.
 
WTB Grants Consent to Assign C and F Block Broadband PCS Licenses
 
2/24/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-368)
Commission Seeks Comment on Airadigm Communications Inc.'s Contingent Emergency Petition for Reinstatement or in the Alternative for Waiver
This Public Notice seeks comment on Airadigm's Contingent Emergency Petition for Reinstatement or in the Alternative for Waiver.
 
Wireless Telecommmunications Bureau Seeks Comment on Petition for Reconsideration
 
11/6/1998
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 98-2270)
WTB Dismisses C.H. PCS, Inc. Applications for Auction Event No. 5
This Public Notice dismissed seven of C.H. PCS, Inc. long-form applications for failure to submit timely down payments for the licenses.
 
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
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.
 
3/23/1998
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 98-547)
Commission Staff Requests Submission of Superior Alternatives to Proposed Agreement to Resolve Pocket Communications Bankruptcy
The Commission staff, in coordination with the Department of Justice, Civil Division, expects to recommend a proposed transaction that would resolve the Pocket Communications bankruptcy proceeding. This Public Notice begins the process for receiving alternative proposals and evaluating whether a better alternative is constituted for the United States.
Attachment A: pdf
 
Agenda for Public Forum Regarding Broadband PCS C and F Block Installment Payment Issues
 
6/17/1997
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 97-1267)
Commission to Hold Public Forum Regarding Broadband PCS C and F Block Installment Payment Issues
The WTB will host a public forum on June 30, 1997 in the Commission Meeting Room (856), 1919 M Street, N.W., from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., to discuss broadband PCS C and F block installment payment issues and proposed alternative financing arrangements raised in a Public Notices released June 2, 1997.
 
6/2/1997
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 97-679)
WTB Seeks Comment on Broadband PCS C and F Block Installment Payment Issues
This Public Notice seek comments on Broadband PCS C and F Block Installment Payment issues in response to requests from several PCS licensees asking the Commission to modify the payment frequency for broadband PCS C and F block licensees from quarterly to annual installments.
 
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 comment on several requests for waiver of the 7 percent interest rate imposed on C Block installment payment plan notes.
 
Payment Instructions for C Block Licensees Conditionally Granted on September 17, 1996
 
11/26/1996
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 96-1998)
Revised Security Agreement Issued for C Block Auction Winners
This Public Notice announces a December 18, 1996 deadline for C block licencees' return of security agreements and notes.
 
11/20/1996
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 96-1937)
New Promissory Note and Security Agreement Issued for C Block Auction Winners
This Public Notice changes the deadline for C block licensees' submission of promissory notes and security agreements from Nov. 30 (a Saturday) to Dec. 2 (the following Monday).
 
10/18/1996
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 96-1692)
Pleading Cycle Established for Waivers of Down Payment Rules in the Broadband Personal Communication Services C Block, 900 MHz Specialized Mobile Radio, and Multipoint Distribution Service Auctions
This Public Notice seeks comment on all aspects of each specific waiver request presented in this notice.
 
7/25/1996
PUBLIC NOTICE
FCC Electronic Filing/Application Review Software For Personal Communications Services (PCS) Now Available
This Public Notice announces the latest version of the FCC electronic filing and application review software is now available which will allow filings for Personal Communications Services (PCS).
 
7/17/1996
PUBLIC NOTICE (CW 96-12)
Broadband Personal Communications Services Entrepreneurs' C Block Service Information (Major Amendments)
This Public Notice lists the applications for licenses on the C block in the 2GHz band for Broadband Personal Communications Services (PCS) that are accepted for filing.
Attachment A: xls
 
7/11/1996
PUBLIC NOTICE (CW 96-10)
Broadband Personal Communications Services Entrepreneurs' C Block Service Information (Major Amendments)
This Public Notice lists the amended Broadband PCS applications accepted for filing.
Attachment A: xls
 
5/31/1996
PUBLIC NOTICE (CW 96-5)
Broadband Personal Communications Services Entrepreneurs' C Block Service Information
This Public Notice announces the FCC Form 600 applications for Basic Trading Area (BTA) licenses on the C Block in the 2 GHz band for Broadband Personal Communications Services (PCS) listed in Attachment A are accepted for filing.
Attachment A: text - xls
Attachment B: text - WordPerfect
 
5/30/1996
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 96-872)
18 Defaulted PCS Licenses to be Reauctioned, Reauction to Begin July 3rd
This Public Notice 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
 
5/24/1996
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 96-838)
WTB announces Commencement of the Voluntary Negotiation Period for 2GHz Microwave in Cumbents Operating in the Broadband PCS "C" Block
WTB announces voluntary negotiation period for 2 GHz frequencies allocated to Broadband PCS.
 
5/8/1996
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 96-716)
Entrepreneurs' C Block Auction Closes
FCC Announces Winning Bidders in the Auction of 493 Licenses to Provide Broadband PCS in Basic Trading Areas
Attachment A: xls
Attachment B: xls
 
4/15/1996
PUBLIC NOTICE
C Block Bidders Reminded to Consider Distinctions Between Debt and Equity For Foreign Ownership and Broadband PCS Auction Rules
The WTB ("Bureau") encourages all C Block bidders to revisit Commission precedent concerning treatment of debt integrity.
 
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 Resources
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.
 
2/7/1996
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 96-145)
Comment Sought on Requests to Waive Bid Withdrawl Payments and General Enforcement Guidelines
The WTB seeks comment on waivers requested by MAP Wireless, PCS 2000 in Broadband PCS C Block Auction waiver requested by Atlanta Trunking in 900 MHz SMR Auction.
 
1/23/1996
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 96-60)
Commission Announces Availability of Auction Tracking Software
This Public Notice announces a software tool for tracking the progress of the FCC's PCS C-Block auction will be made available to the public on January 23, 1996.
 
Qualified Bidders and Bidding Instructions for December 18, 1995 Broadband PCS C block Auction
Attachment A: xls
Attachment B: xls
 
10/26/1995
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 95-2244)
Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Clarifies Spectrum Auction Anti-Collusion Rules
This Public Notice provides guidance regarding the Commission's anti-collusion rules, is meant to serve as a guideline for all auctions.
 
1/11/1995
PUBLIC NOTICE
Auction Division Denies Waiver Requests Submitted By C Block Applicants
The WTB issued five letters denying waiver requests submitted by Broadband PCS C Block auction applicants.
 
Final Default Obligation for Auction 5, Longstreet Communications International, Inc.
 
Telephone and Data Systems, Inc.
 
Letter to Mountain Solutions Ltd., Inc., Emergency Motion for Stay of Auctions and Industry Analysis Division Letter Order dated October 17, 2001
 
Letter to Mountain Solutions, Ltd., Inc.
Attachment A: pdf - xls
Attachment B: pdf - text
 
9/18/2001
LETTER (DA 01-2175)
Letter to Christine M. Crowe, Esq. of Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP
This letter responds to the Petition for Declaratory Ruling regarding application of 47 C.F.R. 24.714.
 
7/25/2001
LETTER (DA 01-1755)
Letter To: Mr. Lou Ebert of Devon Mobile Communications, L.P.
This letter denies the waiver request of a late payment fee incurred with respect to an installment payment obligation.
 
James A. LaBelle Chairman and Chief Executive Officer 21st Century Telesis, Inc. 11415 Sturgen Bay Lane Indianapolis, Indiana 46236
 
Letter dated September 17, 1998, to Cheryl A. Tritt, Esq. and Michael K. Kurtis, Esq. re: Request for Letter Ruling Regarding Application of 47 C.F.R. § 24.709(b)(7)
 
7/31/1998
LETTER (DA 98-1526)
Waiver of June 8, 1998 Election Date for PCS C Block Licensees to Resubmit Election with Correction
This letter responds to Anishnabe Communications Enterprise, 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 98-1525)
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.
 
6/12/1998
LETTER (DA 98-1074)
Reduction of Bid Withdrawal Payments for License B324
The attached letter, to Mr. Tyrone Brown, Sr. Vice President of ClearComm, L.P., grants the May 19, 1998 request of ClearComm for further reduction of an outstanding bid withdrawal payment assessed during the broadband Personal Communications Services (PCS) C block auction.
 
 
Club 42 CM Limited Partnership
 
Alpine PCS, Inc., CommNet Communications Network, Inc., GLH Communications, Inc., Inforum Communications, Inc., Lancaster Communications, Inc., Allen Leeds, TV Communications Network, Inc., Virginia Communications, Inc., Requests for Waiver of the Installment Payment Rules and Reinstatement of Licenses
 
In the Matter of GLH Communications, Inc. Request for Waiver of Installment Payment Rules
 
1/29/2007
ORDER (DA 07-338)
In the Matter of Alpine PCS, Inc. Request for Waiver of Automatic Cancellation Rule for Auction No. 5 C Block Licenses
The WTB denies Alpine PCS, Inc., request for waiver of the Commission's automatic cancellation rule.
 
In the Matter of Applications for Consent to the Assignment of Licenses Pursuant to Section 310(d) of the Communications Act from Urban Comm-North Carolina, Inc., Debtor-in-Possession, to Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless
 
9/19/2006
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER (DA 06-1883)
In the Matter of Applications for Assignment of Licenses of Urban Comm-North Carolina, Inc., Debtor-in-Possession, to Cricket Licensee (Reauction), Inc.
This Memorandum Opinion and Order grants to a limited waiver of the full payment provision of Sections 1.2111 and 24.714 of the Commission's rules and a waiver of the timing requirements of Section 24.714 of the Commission's rules.
 
Applications for Consent to the Assignment of Licenses From NextWave Personal Communications, Inc., and NextWave Power Partners, Inc., to Subsidiaries of Cingular Wireless LLC
 
Urban Comm-North Carolina, Inc.; Petition for Reconsideration of Public Notice Announcing Auction of C and F Block PCS Spectrum
 
8/8/2003
ORDER (DA 03-2606)
Airadigm Communications, Inc.
Granted the Motion and Dismissed as Moot Airadigm's pending Petition.
 
In re Application of ClearComm, L.P. for Consent to Pro Forma Assignment to NewComm Wireless Services, Inc., of C Block Broadband PCS Licenses for BTAs B488 and B489
 
10/12/2001
SECOND MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER (FCC 01-298)
Southern Communications Systems, Inc. Request for Limited Rule Waiver to Comply with PCS Installment Payment for C Block License in the Cleveland, TN BTA
This MO&O denies Southern's petition seeking further reconsederation of the Commission's denial of its request for waiver of the installment payment rules.
 
9/21/2001
ORDER ON RECONSIDERATION (FCC 01-259)
Licenses of 21st Century Telesis Joint Venture and 21st Century Bidding Corporation for Facilities in the Broadband Personal Communications Services
This Order on Reconsideration denies a petition seeking reconsideration of a MO&O, in which the Commission affirmed the denial of 21st Century's requests for extension of an installment payment deadline or for a waiver of the installment payment rules and denied 21st Century's motion to file an untimely supplement to its initial petition for reconsideration.
 
5/31/2001
ORDER (DA 01-1324)
C.H. PCS, Inc. BTA Numbers B124, B144, B222, B322, B347, B362, B420, and B486 Frequency Block C
This Order sets forth the final default payment obligations of C.H. PCS, Inc (CHPCS), resulting from its failure to remit the required down payment on the licenses for which it was the successful high bidder in two Broadband Personal Communications Services (PCS) C block auctions (Auction No. 5 and Auction No. 10).
Attachment A: xls
 
Southern Communications Systems, Inc.; Request for Limited Rule Waiver to Comply with PCS Installment Payment for C Block License in the Cleveland, TN BTA
 
12/21/2000
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER (FCC 00-434)
Licenses of 21st Century Telesis, Inc.; for Facilities in the Broadband Personal Communications Services
This MO&O denies 21st Century's Request for Reconsideration of Auction and Industry Analysis Division's decision denying its request for extension of time to submit installment payments or, in the alternative, waiver of section 1.2110(f) of the Commission's rules.
 
9/14/2000
ORDER ON RECONSIDERATION (FCC 00-299)
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
This Order on Reconsideration address three petitions for reconsideration of the Commission's Fifth Memorandum Opinion and Order in PP Docket No. 93-253. This Order also addresses nine petitions for reconsideration of the Commission's Report and Order in WT Docket No. 96-59 and GN Docket No. 90-314. Finally, this Order reinstates provisions which, in the Competitive Bidding Sixth Report and Order, were inadvertently eliminated from one of the Commission's competitive bidding rules.
 
7/11/2000
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER (FCC 00-243)
In the Matter of BDPCS, Inc. BTA Numbers B008, B036, B055, B089, B110, B133, B149, B261, B298, B331, B347, B358, B391, B395, B407, B413, and B447, Frequency Block C
This MO&O denies an application for review of a default payment order filed by BDPCS, Inc.
Attachment A: text - Word
 
2/29/2000
ORDER ON RECONSIDERATION OF THE FOURTH REPORT AND ORDER (FCC 00-54)
Amendment of the Commission's Rules Regarding Installment Payment Financing for Personal Communications Services (PCS) Licenses
This Order on Reconsideration addresses petitions for reconsideration of a Fourth Report and Order, released August 19, 1998, which modified the rules governing auctions of C block broadband Personal Communications Services spectrum.
 
In the Matter of D&E Communications, Inc. Request for Waiver of Sections 24.712, 24.720(b)(1), 1.2111(d), and 24.839(a) of the Commission's Rules Regarding Eligibility to Acquire License as a Small Business
 
11/2/1999
ORDER ON RECONSIDERATION OF MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER (FCC 99-319)
In the Matter of National Telecom PCS, Inc. (NatTel); Adopted October 28, 1999 and released November 2, 1999
This Order denies NatTel's Petition for Reconsideration filed July 21, 1997. NatTel requested reconsideration of the Commission's 1997 MO&O affirming the WTB's: (1) rejection of NatTel's Request for Waiver of the Commission's bid withdrawal payment rule; (2) dismissal of NatTel's long-form application (FCC Form 600) for License B-492 (American Samoa); and (3) assessment of a default payment for the B-492 license.
 
10/29/1999
ORDER (DA 99-2375)
In the Matter of Southern Communications Systems, Inc. Request for Limited Rule Waiver to Comply with PCS Installment Payment for C Block License in the Cleveland, TN BTA
Southern Communications Systems, Inc., filed a request for waiver of the April 29, 1999 late payment deadline. The request was denied.
 
6/16/1999
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER (FCC 99-1166)
In the Matter of C.H. PCS, Inc. Dismissal of Seven Broadband PCS C-Block Long-Form Applications for Auction Event No. 5
This MO&O denies CHPCS's Petition for Reconsideration of the Bureau's Dismissal Notice which dismissed long-form applications for 7 broadband PCS C block licenses which CHPCS was the winning bidder.
 
6/2/1999
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER (FCC 99-128)
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
This Order dismisses the Application for Review filed by the "Joint C-Block" Applicants and denies the Application for Review filed by Omnipoint Corporation and Savannah Independent PCS Corporation.
 
4/5/1999
ORDER (FCC 99-56)
In the Matter of Additional Information Regarding Broadband PCS Spectrum Included in the Auction Scheduled for March 23, 1999
This Order dismisses the Application for Review and denies the Petition for Extraordinary Relief filed by Gloria Borland Hawaii PCS, Inc. on December 21, 1998, and March 4, 1999, respectively.
Dissenting Statement: pdf - text - WordPerfect
 
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
 
1/22/1999
ORDER (DA 99-226)
In the Matter of C.H. PCS, Inc., BTA Nos. B124, B144, B222, B322, B362, B420, and B486 Frequency Block C
This Order set 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 seven licenses for which it was the successful high bidder in the broadband personal communications services (PCS) C block auction, Auction Event No. 5.
 
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.
 
6/12/1998
ORDER (DA 98-1081)
In the Matter of ClearComm, L.P. Request for Waiver of 47 C.F.R. Section 24.704(a)(1); ClearComm, L.P. Bid Withdrawal Payment for License B332 (Omaha, NE)
This Order grants ClearComm's request for dismissal of its Application for Review, and dismisses with prejudice ClearComm's Request for Waiver of 47 C.F.R. Section 24.704(a)(1).
 
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
The attached 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 (DA 98-921)
Interest Rate on Installment Payments for C Block PCS Licensees
Request for waiver of the Commission's rules imposing a 7 percent interest rate on eligible broadband PCS C block licensees is denied.
 
3/24/1998
ORDER (FCC 98-46)
Order on Reconsideration of the Second Report and Order, In the Matter of Amendment of the Commission's Rules Regarding Installment Payment Financing for Personal Communications Services (PCS) Licensees
This Order grants in part and denies in part the petitions for reconsideration filed in response to the rulings in the Second Report and Order adopted on September 25, 1997.
 
2/24/1998
ORDER (FCC 98-28)
In the Matter of Amendment of the Commission's Rules Regarding Installment Payment Financing For Personal Communications Services (PCS) Licensees
The attached Order, moves the March 31, 1998 payment deadline for both C and F block licensees to a date that is at least 30 days after the revised election date. The specific dates for election and payment resumption will be set forth in a Public Notice issued under delegated authority by the WTB.
 
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 Auction date.
 
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.
On June 11, 1996, Mountain Solutions, Ltd., Inc. ("Mountain Solutions") filed an Emergency Application for Review of the Bureau's decision to reauction 18 defaulted broadband PCS C Block licenses for which the winning bidders failed to submit timely initial down payments. The Commission agrees with the Bureau in it's decision to reauction the 18 licensees thus denying Mountain Solutions request.
 
10/16/1997
SECOND REPORT AND ORDER (FCC 97-342)
In the Matter of Amendment of the Commission's Rules Regarding Installment Payment Financing For Personal Communications Services (PCS) Licensees
This Second Report and Order reinstates installment payments for PCS C and F block licensees, effective March 31, 1998, and adopts a menu of 3 options regarding installment payment financing for C block licensees. The Further Notice of Proposed Rule Making 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.
 
9/29/1997
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER (FCC 97-300)
In the Matter of BDPCS, Inc. Emergency Petition for Waiver of Section 24.711(a)(2) of the Commission's Rules
This Memorandum Opinion and Order grants in part and denies in part the Petition for Reconsideration filed by BDPCS, Inc. on February 5, 1997.
 
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.
 
5/21/1997
ORDER (FCC 97-1066)
In the Matter of BDPCS, Inc. BTA Nos. B008, B036, B055, B089, B110, B133, B149, B261, B298, B331, B347, B358, B391, B395, B407, B413, and B447, Frequency Block C
This Order denies a Petition for Reconsideration filed by BDPCS, Inc., seeking reconsideration of an Order that assessed BDPCS a default payment.
 
5/6/1997
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER (FCC97-154)
In the Matter of Atlanta Trunking Associates, Inc. and MAP Wireless, L.L.C. Petition for Reconsideration of Bid Withdrawal Payment Georgia Independent PCS Corporation Application for Review of Request to Waive Bid Withdrawal Payment Provision
This MO & O grants a complete waiver of the Commission's bid withdrawal payment provisions to MAP Wireless, LLC for an erroneous bid submitted in the 900 MHz SMR auction and to Atlanta Trunking Associates and Georgia Independent PCS Corp. for erroneous bids submitted during the C block PCS auction.
 
4/28/1997
ORDER (DA 97-891)
In the Matter of Mountain Solutions LTD, Inc. Request for Waiver of Section 24.711(a)(2) of the Commission's Rules Regarding Market Nos. B053, B168, B172, B187, B188, B224, B247, B275, B366, and B381
This Order denies the Emergency Petition for Waiver of Section 24.711(a)(2) of the Commission's rules and associated Motion to Enter into Consent Decree, filed by Moutain Solutions.
 
4/28/1997
ORDER (DA 97-890)
In the Matter of Carolina PCS I Limited Partnership Request for Waiver of Section 24.711(a)(2) of the Commission's Rules Regarding Market Nos. B016, B072, B091, B147, B177, B178, B312, B335, and B436
This Order denies the Petitions for Wavier of Section 24.711(a)(2) of the Commission's rules filed by Carolina PCS I Limited Partnership.
 
3/31/1997
ORDER (DA 97-649)
Installment Payments for PCS Licenses
This Order suspends, until further notice, installment payments for C block broadband PCS licenses. F block licenses that are issued during the suspension period will be treated similarly.
 
1/6/1997
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER (FCC 96-498)
Emergency Petition for Waiver of Section 24.711(a)92) of the Commission's Rules
This MO&O denies BDPCS, Inc.'s emergency petition for waiver of section 24.711(a)(2) of the Commission's rules.
 
PCS 2000, L.P., Request for Waiver of Section 24.704(a)(1)
 
11/12/1996
ORDER (DA 96-1877)
In the Matter of National Telecom PCS, Inc., BTA Nos. B114, B476, and B492 Frequency Block C
This Order sets forth the default payment and withdrawal payment obligations and procedures for National Telecom PCS, Inc., resulting from its failure to remit payment to cover both the required down payment on the license which it was the highbidder and bid withdrawal payments for two licenses in the Broadband Personal Communications Services C Block auction.
Attachment A: xls
 
10/28/1996
ORDER (DA 96-1768)
In the Matter of BDPCS, Inc., BTA Nos. B008, B036, B055, B089, B110, B133, B149, B261, B298, B331, B347, B358, B391, B395, B407, B413, and B447, Frequency Block C
This Order sets forth the default payment obligations and procedures for BDPCS, Inc. ("BDPCS"), resulting from its failure to remit the required down payment on the licenses for which it was the successful high bidder in the Broadband Personal Communications Services ("PCS") C Block auction.
Attachment A: xls
 
7/26/1996
ORDER (DA 96-1203)
In the Matter of North Coast Mobile Communications, Inc.
This Order dismisses NextWave Telecom Inc.'s Petition requesting that the Commission initiate an evidentiary hearing to determine whether there are substantial and material questions of fact relating to the ownership and control of North Coast Mobile Communications, Inc.
 
6/28/1996
ORDER
Emergency Motion For Stay of Mountain Solutions, Ltd., Inc.
This Order denies a 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).
 
5/30/1996
ORDER (DA 96-873)
In the Matter of National Telecom PCS, Inc. Request for Waiver of Bid Withdrawal Payment
This Order denies National Telecom PCS, Inc.'s Request for Waiver of the Commission's Rules governing payments for withdrawn bids for the broadband PCS C Block auction.
 
5/30/1996
ORDER ON RECONSIDERATION (DA 96-874)
Order denies the Petition for Reconsideration
This Order denies the Petition for Reconsideration of an Order issued by the WTB denying BDPCS's Emergency Petition for Waiver governing PCS cellular cross-ownership and spectrum cap.
 
5/8/1996
ORDER (DA 96-705)
Order Request for Waiver denied
This Order grants the Request for Waiver regarding the requirement that gross revenues and total assets figures on the long-form application be evidenced by audited financial statements.
 
5/6/1996
ORDER (DA 96-706)
In the Matter of Georgia Independent PCS Corporation Request to Waive Bid Withdrawal Payment Provision
This Order resolves Georgia Independent PCS Corporation's Request for Waiver of the Commission's rules governing bid withdrawal payments.
 
In the Matter of Request of Radiofone, Inc. for a Stay of the C Block Broadband PCS Auction and Associated Rules
 
7/18/1995
SIXTH REPORT AND ORDER (FCC 95-301)
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
This Order modifies the competitive bidding rules for the "C Block" of Personal Communications Services in the 2 GHz band.
 
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.
 
 
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4/25/1996
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FCC Adopts Proposals To Encourage Rapid Deployment Through Modification Of Microwave Relocation Rules, Adoption Of Cost-Sharing Plan.
 
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6/23/1995
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FCC Seeks Comment On Changes To C Block Auction Rules For Broadband PCS Auction Date Set For August 29.
 
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11/17/1994
NEWS
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Broadband PCS Auction Rules Modified In Three Respects.
 
10/26/1994
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Staff Adopts Order and Releases Letters Clarifying Issues On Broadband PCS Auctions.
 
10/19/1994
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Broadband PCS Auction Procedures Generally Upheld; Some Modifications Made.
 
10/19/1994
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Broadband PCS Regulatory Structure Affirmed With Minor Modification.
 
8/15/1994
NEWS
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On Its Own Motion, FCC Amends Its Affiliation and Attribution Rules For "Entrepreneurs" Licenses In Broadband PCS.
 
8/2/1994
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Comments Sought On Extending Authorization For Geographic Partitioning Of PCS Service Areas To Women and Minority Applications.
 
7/9/1994
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FCC Adopts Modifications To PCS Band Plan; Creates Significant Benefits For Consumers and Businesses.
 
6/29/1994
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The Commission Adopts Competitive Bidding Procedures For Broadband PCS.