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Released: May 11, 2011
Federal Communications Commission
Washington, D.C. 20554
May 11, 2011

DA 11-850

Peter M. Connolly, Esq.
Holland & Knight, LLP
2099 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Suite 100
Washington, DC 20006-6801

Re: Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., Request for Withdrawal of Application for Review

Dear Mr. Connolly:
This letter grants the request of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. ("TDS") seeking dismissal of
its application for review of an order of the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau (the "Bureau") released
on April 10, 2006. 1
In its application for review,2 TDS asked the Commission to review the Bureau's decision to
dismiss TDS's petition for reconsideration of the Bureau's August 8, 2003 Order, which granted a motion
filed by Airadigm Communications, Inc ("Airadigm").3 Airadigm filed responsive comments on May 25,
2006.4 On March 28, 2011, TDS filed its Withdrawal Request.
Having reviewed the facts and circumstances surrounding TDS's Withdrawal Request, we
conclude that given the resolution of related bankruptcy litigation, we need not address the issues raised
by TDS's application for review and that grant of this request serves the public interest.5 Accordingly,
the withdrawal request filed by TDS is granted. TDS's application for review is dismissed with
prejudice.


1 See Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., Request for Withdrawal of Application for Review, filed Mar. 28, 2011
(Withdrawal Request").
2 See Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., Application for Review, filed May 10, 2006.
3 In Re Airadigm Communications, Inc., Order, 18 FCC Rcd. 16296 (2003) ("Airadigm Order").
4 See Airadigm Communications, Inc., Comments in Support of Application for Review of TDS, filed May 25,
2006.
5 See In re: Airadigm Communications, Inc., Case No. 06-10930 (Bankr. W.D. Wisc.).
.

Peter M. Connolly, Esq.




DA 11-850


May 11, 2011


This action is taken pursuant to authority delegated by Section 0.331 of the Commission's rules,
47 C.F.R. 0.331.
Sincerely,
Margaret Wiener, Chief
Auctions Spectrum and Access Division
Wireless Telecommunications Bureau
cc: Airadigm Communications, Inc.
c/o Thomas Gutierrez, Esq.
Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs
1650 Tysons Boulevard
Suite 1500
McLean, V A 22102
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