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Summary

January 26, 2005 - February 15, 2005
Rounds:
91
Bidding Days:
15
Qualified Bidders:
35
Winning Bidders:
24 bidders won 217 licenses
Gross Bids:
$2,253,802,000
Net Bids:
$2,043,230,450
Spreadsheets Files
Document
Document
Charts Files
Maps & Band Plans
Maps Files
Band Plans Files
General Information

Fact Sheet

Date:

Auction 58 began on 1/26/2005 and closed on 2/15/2005.
(See PN DA 04-3270)

Licenses:

2 A block licenses
188 C block licenses (includes partial licenses)
11 D block licenses (includes partial licenses)
20 E block licenses (includes partial licenses)
21 F block licenses (includes partial licenses)
242 total licenses

Spectrum:

30 MHz A block license: 1850-1865, 1930-194515 MHz
C block license suffix C1: 1902.5-1910, 1982.5-199015 MHz
C block license suffix C2: 1895-1902.5, 1975-1982.510 MHz
C block license suffix C3: 1895-1900, 1975-198010 MHz
C block license suffix C4: 1900-1905, 1980-198510 MHz
C block license suffix C5: 1905-1910, 1985-199010 MHz
D block license: 1865-1870, 1945-195010 MHz
E block license: 1885-1890, 1965-197010 MHz
F block license suffix F: 1890-1895, 1970-1975

Bandwidth:

See Table Below

Winning Bidders:
24 bidders won 217 licenses
Rounds:
91
Qualified Bidders:
35
Licenses Won:
217
Total Licenses:
242
Net Bids:
$2,043,230,450
Gross Bids:
$2,253,802,000
 
EventDate
Pre-Auction Seminar
Form 175 (Short Form) Application Filing Window Opens
11/16/2004; 9:00 am ET
Form 175 (Short Form) Application Filing Deadline
11/30/2004; 6:00 pm ET
Upfront Payments Deadline
12/29/2004; 6:00 pm ET
Mock Auction
1/21/2005
Auction Start
1/26/2005
Auction Closed
2/15/2005
Frequency BlockTier 2
Eligibility Status
Bandwidth (MHz)
(Unless otherwise noted in Attachment A) 
Frequency (MHz)
(Unless otherwise noted in Attachment A) 
n/an/a301850-1865, 1930-1945
C1Open*Closed151902.5-1910, 1982.5-1990
C2Open*Closed*151895-1902.5, 1975-1982.5
C3ClosedClosed101895-1900, 1975-1980
C4OpenClosed101900-1905, 1980-1985
C5OpenOpen101905-1910, 1985-1990
Dn/an/a101865-1870, 1945-1950
En/an/a101885-1890, 1965-1970
FOpenOpen101890-1895, 1970-1975
 
Releases P

2/18/2005
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 05-459)
Broadband PCS Spectrum Auction Closes; Winning Bidders Announced for Auction No. 58
This Public Notice Announces the Winning Bidders for Auction No. 58, Down Payments due March 7, 2005, FCC Forms 601 and 602 due March 7, 2005, Final Payments due March 21, 2005, and Ten-Day Petition to Deny Period.

1/11/2005
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 05-51)
Broadband PCS Spectrum Auction - 35 Bidders Qualified to Participate in Auction No. 58

12/16/2004
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 04-3918)
Auction of Broadband PCS Spectrum ? Status of FCC Form 175 Applications to Participate in Auction No. 58
The FCC received 49 FCC Form 175 (short-form) applications to participate in the upcoming auction of 242 broadband PCS licenses ("Auction No. 58") scheduled to begin on Wednesday, January 26, 2005.

11/23/2004
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 04-3677)
WTB Reminder of Anti-Collusion Rule Obligations
WTB reminds prospective Auction No. 58 applicants of the need to comply with the Anti-Collusion Rule, Section 1.2105(c).

10/29/2004
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 04-3491)
WTB Reminds Prospective Broadband PCS Spectrum Auction Applicants of Default and Delinquency Disclosure Requirements
This public notice provides information on compliance with the default and delinquency disclosure requirements for Auction No. 58 applicants.

10/15/2004
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 04-3270)
Broadband PCS Spectrum Auction Start Date Rescheduled for January 26, 2005; New Pre-Auction Dates and Deadlines Established for Auction No. 58
Due to the Commission's decision in the MO&O (FCC 04-249) released today, October 15, 2004, the WTB is rescheduling the start date, pre-auction dates and deadlines for Auction No. 58.

9/16/2004
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 04-3005)
Broadband PCS Spectrum Auction Scheduled for January 12, 2005; Notice and Filing Requirements, Minimum Opening Bids, Upfront Payments and Other Auction Procedures for Auction No. 58
Ex Parte Filed: CTIA (pdf)

8/3/2004
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 04-2451)
Revised Inventory for Broadband PCS Spectrum Auction
Comment sought on reserve prices or minimum opening bids and other auction procedures.

6/21/2004
ERRATUM
Erratum to Broadband PCS Spectrum Auction Scheduled for January 12, 2005; Correction to Formulas for Upfront Payments and Minimum Opening Bids
This Public Notice corrects the formulas for the proposed upfront payments and minimum opening bids in the Auction No. 58 Comment Public Notice.
pdf - Word
See Public Notice DA 04-1639

6/18/2004
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 04-1639)
Broadband PCS Spectrum Auction Scheduled for January 12, 2005; Comment Sought on Reserve Prices or Minimum Opening Bids and Other Auction Procedures
This Public Notice announces the auction of 234 broadband Personal Communications Service licenses scheduled to begin on January 12, 2005 (Auction No. 58).

Comments Filed:
3G PCS, LLC: pdf
Alta Communications: pdf
American Women in Radio and Television, Inc.: pdf
Arctic Slope Regional Corporation: pdf
Catalyst Investors: pdf
Coloma Spectrum, LLC: pdf
Council Tree Communications, Inc.: pdf
CTIA- the Wireless Association: pdf
Designated Entity Program Supporters: pdf
Dobson Communications Corporation: pdf
Doyon, Limited: pdf
Highland Cellular LLC: pdf
Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC: pdf
Maxicom PCS, LLC: pdf
Media Venture Partners: pdf
Northstar Technology, LLC: pdf
- Northstar Technology, LLC Request to Rescind Comments (7/9/2004): pdf
Rural Telecommunications Group, Inc.: pdf
Verizon Wireless: pdf
Vincent D. McBride and Scott D. Reiter: pdf

Petitions Filed:
CTIA - Petition: pdf
Verizon Wireless - Petition: pdf 

Reply Comments Filed:
Council Tree Communications, Inc.: pdf
CTIA - the Wireless Association: pdf
Designated Entity Program Supporters: pdf
QUALCOMM Inc.: pdf
T-Mobile: pdf

Releases L

8/30/2007
LETTER (DA 07-3803)
Punxsutawney Communications, LLC
Assessed the final bid withdrawal payment obligation of Punxsutawney for Auction No. 58

8/30/2007
LETTER (DA 07-3802)
Spotlight Media Corp., Inc.
Assessed the final bid withdrawal payment obligation of Spotlight Media Corp., Inc. for Auction No. 58

9/9/2005
LETTER (DA 05-2437)
Petition for Reconsideration of Auction No. 58 Qualified Bidders Public Notice
Letter to Petitioner denying Petition for Reconsideration of the Commission's Public Notice announcing which applicants were qualified to bid in Auction No. 58
See DA 05-51

5/12/2005
LETTER (DA 05-1343)
To Mr. Ameer X. Flippin: FCC Form 601 Filing Ex Parte Motion and Petition to Deny Against Certain FCC Form 601 Long-Form Applications Filed in Auction No. 58
Ex Parte Motion and Petition to Deny against certain FCC form 601 long form applications filed in auction 58

1/25/2005
LETTER (DA-05-173)
Request for Extensions of Time to File a Short-Form Application, to Submit an Upfront Payment and to Postpone Auction No. 58
Letter denying request for extensions of time to file a short-form application, to submit an upfront payment and to postpone Auction No. 58.

12/30/2004
LETTER (DA 04-4067)
Cleartone Corp. Request for Waiver and Leave to Amend FCC Form 175 in Auction No. 58
This letter memorializes our telephone conversation of December 28, 2004 and the basis for our decision regarding the request you submitted dated December 8, 2004, on behalf of Cleartone Corp.

12/13/2004
LETTER (DA 04-3884)
Letter to Janet Fitzpatrick Moran, Esq. (Wirefree Partners, Inc.) Re: Request to Modify Post-Auction Payment Procedures for Auction No. 58
This letter denies the November 19, 2004 request of Wirefree Partners, Inc., seeking an extenion of the FCC's final payment deadline for licenses that may be won in Auction No. 58.

11/23/2004
LETTER (DA 04-3685)
Letter to Cheryl A. Tritt, Esq.; Re: Expedited Clarification of Sections 1,2105(a) and 1.2106(a) of the Commission's Rules
The FCC responds to a request to clarify on an expedited basis the term "debt" or "non-tax debt" as referenced in Sections 1.2105(a) and 1.2106(a) of the rules.

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Auction Seminar

Presentation Slides

11/1/2004
Overview of Broadband PCS Rules and Due Diligence
Audrey Bashkin, Attorney, ASAD
pdf - ppt
Dwain Livingston, Senior Engineer, Mobility Division
pdf - ppt
 
Pre-Auction Process
Linda Sanderson, Auctions Marketing Specialist, ASAD
pdf - ppt
 
Electronic Filing of Form 175 and Overview of Auction Rules
Lisa Stover, Auctions Marketing Specialist, ASAD
pdf - ppt
Audry Bashkin, Attorney, ASAD
pdf - ppt
 
Wire Transfer & Payment Process
Gail Glasser, Financial Management Specialist, Auctions Accounting Group
pdf - ppt
 
Overview of Auction Process & FCC Automated Auction System
Craig Bomberger, Associate Chief, ASAD
pdf - ppt
 
Payment and Filing Requirements
Lisa Stover, Auction Marketing Specialist, ASAD
pdf - ppt
Erin McGrath, Assistant Chief, Mobility Division
pdf - ppt
 
Overview of Tribal Lands Bidding Credit
Michael Connelly, Attorney, Mobility Division

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