Fact Sheet

Date:
The Commission has decided not to re-offer the D Block license in the 698-806 MHz band ("700 MHz Band") immediately in Auction 76 - the contingent, subsequent auction to Auction 73.  (See Order FCC 08-91)

 

Licenses:

Block A: 176 Economic Area (EA) licenses
Block B: 734 Cellular Market Area (CMA) licenses
Block E: 176 Economic Area (EA) licenses
Block C: 12 Regional Economic Area Grouping (REAG) licenses
Block D: 1 nationwide license (subject to conditions respecting a public/private partnership)
1,099 licenses total

Spectrum

698-806 MHz band (“700 MHz Band”)

Bandwidth:

62 MHz total: 6-22 MHz per license
Block A: 12 MHz (698-704 / 728-734 MHz)
Block B: 12 MHz (704-710 / 734-740 MHz)
Block E: 6 MHz (722-728 MHz)
Block C: 22 MHz (746-757 / 776-787 MHz)
Block D: 10 MHz (758-763 / 788-793 MHz)

Total Licenses:
1099

The Commission has decided not to re-offer the D Block license in the 698-806 MHz band (“700 MHz Band”) immediately in Auction 76 – the contingent, subsequent auction to Auction 73. (See Order FCC 08-91)

Key Dates

Event Date
Pre-Auction Seminar
Form 175 (Short Form) Application Filing Window Opens
11/19/2007; 12:00 noon ET
Form 175 (Short Form) Application Filing Deadline
12/3/2007; prior to 6:00 pm ET
Upfront Payments Deadline
1/4/2008; 6:00 pm ET
Mock Auction
1/22/2008
Auction Start N/A (See Order FCC 08-91)