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Comment Sought on Auction 902 Petition for Reconsideration

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Released: September 9, 2013


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DA 13-1876

September 9, 2013



AU Docket No. 13-53

Oppositions Due: September 16, 2013
Replies to Oppositions Due: September 23, 2013

On September 6, 2013, Smith Bagley, Inc. (SBI) filed a petition requesting that the Wireless
Telecommunications Bureau and the Wireline Competition Bureau (the Bureaus) reconsider their
decision to deny SBI's request that additional census blocks in the northwestern region of New Mexico be
included in the list of eligible areas for the Tribal Mobility Fund Phase I auction, Auction 902.1 The
Bureaus seek comment on SBI's Petition for Reconsideration. Interested parties may file oppositions on
or before September 16, 2013
, and replies on or before September 23, 2013.

Procedural Matters

Electronic Filers: Comments may be filed electronically using the Internet by accessing the
Commission's Electronic Comment Filing System (ECFS): The Bureaus
strongly encourage the use of electronic filing to facilitate expeditious review of the record in light of the
schedule for this upcoming auction.
Auction 902 E-mail Box: The Bureaus also request that a copy of all oppositions and replies be
submitted electronically to the following address:
Paper Filers: Parties who choose to file by paper must file an original and one copy of each
filing. All paper submissions should include a reference to "AU Docket No. 13-53" prominently
displayed on the first page. Filings can be sent by hand or messenger delivery, by commercial overnight
courier, or by first-class or overnight U.S. Postal Service mail. All filings must be addressed to the
Commission's Secretary Attn: WTB/ASAD, Office of the Secretary, Federal Communications
All hand-delivered or messenger-delivered paper filings for the Commission's Secretary
must be delivered to FCC Headquarters at 445 12th Street, SW, Room TW-A325,
Washington, DC 20554. The filing hours are 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET).
All hand deliveries must be held together with rubber bands or fasteners. Any envelopes
and boxes must be disposed of before entering the building.

1 See Petition for Reconsideration of Smith Bagley, Inc., AU Docket No. 13-53 (Sept. 6, 2013); see also Tribal
Mobility Fund Phase I Auction Rescheduled for December 19, 2013; Notice and Filing Requirements and Other
Procedures for Auction 902, Public Notice, AU Docket No. 13-53, DA 13-1672 (WTB/WCB Aug. 7, 2013).

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DA 13-1876

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electronic files, audio format) for people with disabilities, send an e-mail to or call the
Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau at (202) 418-0530 or (202) 418-0432 (TTY).
Permit-But-Disclose Proceeding. This matter shall be treated as a "permit-but-disclose"
proceeding in accordance with the Commission's ex parte rules.2 Participants in this proceeding should
familiarize themselves with the Commission's ex parte rules.

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2 47 C.F.R. 1.1200 et seq.

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