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Vol. 27 No. 57
News media information 202 / 418-0500
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TTY: 202/418-2555

March 24, 2008





Report No: 509 Released: 03/24/2008. MEDIA BUREAU CALL SIGN ACTIONS. MB  DOC-280900A1.doc  DOC-280900A1.pdf  DOC-280900A1.txt

Report No: 0244 Released: 03/24/2008. SPECIAL RELIEF AND SHOW CAUSE PETITIONS. MB. Contact: (202) 418-7200  DOC-281004A1.doc  DOC-281004A1.pdf  DOC-281004A1.txt

Report No: 46699 Released: 03/24/2008. BROADCAST ACTIONS. MB  DOC-280976A2.txt  DOC-280976A1.pdf

Report No: 26699 Released: 03/24/2008. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. MB  DOC-280975A2.txt  DOC-280975A1.pdf

Released: 03/24/2008. THE OFFICE OF MANAGING DIRECTOR SEEKS NOMINATIONS FOR TWO BOARD MEMBER POSITIONS ON THE UNIVERSAL SERVICE ADMINISTRATIVE COMPANY BOARD OF DIRECTORS. (DA No. 08-668). (Dkt No 96-45, 97-21). OMD. Contact: Tecora Sollers at (202) 418-1951, email: Tecora.Sollers@fcc.gov  DA-08-668A1.doc  DA-08-668A1.pdf  DA-08-668A1.txt

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FCC MODIFIES PCS AND AWS POWER LIMIT RULES TO FACILITATE BROADBAND WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES. The FCC modified the rules governing Broadband PCS and AWS to permit the use of a power spectral density model when measuring and calculating emissions and power limits. News Release. (Dkt No 03-264). News Media Contact: Chelsea Fallon at (202) 418-7991 WTB. Contact Nina Shafran at (202) 418-2781, email: Nina.Shafran@fcc.gov  DOC-280984A1.doc  DOC-280984A1.pdf  DOC-280984A1.txt




Released: 03/21/2008. MO&O ON RECONSIDERATION IN DTV TABLE OF ALLOTMENTS PROCEEDING AND EIGHTH R&O FINALIZING POST-TRANSITION DTV ALLOTMENTS PUBLISHED IN FEDERAL REGISTER TODAY. (DA No. 08-631). (Dkt No 87-268) Announced effective date of rules and filing deadlines. MB. Contact: Nazifa Sawez at (202) 418-7059, email: Nazifa.Sawez@fcc.gov, Kevin Harding at (202) 418-7077 email: Kevin.Harding@fcc.gov or Kim Matthews at (202) 418-2154, email:, kim.matthews@fcc.gov, at (202) 418-2154, email: Kim.Mathews@fcc.gov. News Media Contact: Mary Diamond at (202) 418-2388, email: Mary.Diamond@fcc.gov, TTY: (202) 418-7172 or (888) 835-5322  DA-08-631A1.doc  DA-08-631A1.pdf  DA-08-631A1.txt

Released: 03/21/2008. CORRECTED LIST OF STATES THAT HAVE CERTIFIED THAT THEY REGULATE POLE ATTACHMENTS. (DA No. 08-653). (Dkt No 07-245). WCB. Contact: Jon Reel at (202) 418-1580.  DA-08-653A1.doc  DA-08-653A1.pdf  DA-08-653A1.txt

Released: 03/21/2008. PLEADING CYCLE ESTABLISHED FOR COMMENTS ON MOTION TO DISMISS OR DENY VERIZON RHODE ISLAND PETITION FOR FORBEARANCE. (DA No. 08-651). (Dkt No 08-24). Comments Due: 04/07/2008. Reply Comments Due: 04/14/2008. WCB. Contact: Tim Stelzig at (202) 418-0942 or Denise Coca at (202) 418-0574  DA-08-651A1.doc  DA-08-651A1.pdf  DA-08-651A1.txt

Released: 03/21/2008. DOMESTIC SECTION 214 APPLICATION FILED FOR THE TRANSFER OF CONTROL OF BISHOP COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION TO IOWA TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES, INC. (DA No. 08-635). (Dkt No 08-40) STREAMLINED PLEADING CYCLE ESTABLISHED. Comments Due: 04/04/2008. Reply Comments Due: 04/11/2008. WCB. Contact: Tracey Wilson-Parker at (202) 418-1394 or Adam Kirschenbaum at (202-418-7280  DA-08-635A1.doc  DA-08-635A1.pdf  DA-08-635A1.txt

Released: 03/21/2008. COMMENTS INVITED ON APPLICATION OF COMCAST PHONE OF VIRGINIA, INC. D/B/A COMCAST DIGITAL PHONE TO DISCONTINUE DOMESTIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES. (DA No. 08-652). (Dkt No 08-42). Comments Due: 04/07/2008. WCB. Contact: Carmell Weathers at (202) 418-2325, email: Carmell.Weathers@fcc.gov or Rodney McDonald at (202) 418-7513, email: Rodney.McDonald@fcc.gov, TTY: (202) 418-0484  DA-08-652A1.doc  DA-08-652A1.pdf  DA-08-652A1.txt

Report No: AUC-08-77-A Released: 03/21/2008. CLOSED AUCTION OF LICENSES FOR CELLULAR UNSERVED SERVICE AREAS SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 17, 2008/COMMENT SOUGHT ON COMPETITIVE BIDDING PROCEDURES FOR AUCTION 77. (DA No. 08-543). (Dkt No 08-32). Comments Due: 04/04/2008. Reply Comments Due: 04/11/2008. WTB. Contact: Erin McGrath or Gabriel Ubieta at (202) 418-0620, Roy Knowles or Barbara Sibert at (717) 338-2868 or Sayuri Rajapakse (202) 418-0660  DA-08-543A1.doc  DA-08-543A2.xls  DA-08-543A1.pdf  DA-08-543A2.pdf  DA-08-543A1.txt  DA-08-543A2.txt




SUNCOM WIRELESS OPERATING COMPANY, L.L.C PETITION FOR DECLARATORY RULING/DEBRA EDWARDS CROSS-PETITION FOR DECLARATORY RULING. Dismissed without prejudice, Petition for Declaratory Ruling filed by SunCom Operating Company, L.L.C. and Cross filed by Debra Edwards. Action by: Chief, Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau. Adopted: 03/21/2008 by ORDER. (DA No. 08-650). CGB  DA-08-650A1.doc  DA-08-650A1.pdf  DA-08-650A1.txt

ORBCOMM LICENSE CORP. Authorized Orbcomm License Corp. to construct, launch and operate 24 new satellites to replenish and enchance it's non-voice, non-geostationary satellite orbit mobile satellite system. Action by: Chief, International Bureau and the Chief, Office of Engineering and Technology. Adopted: 03/21/2008 by O&A. (DA No. 08-633). IB, OET  DA-08-633A1.doc  DA-08-633A1.pdf  DA-08-633A1.txt

PROMOTION OF COMPETITIVE NETWORKS IN LOCAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS MARKETS. Implemented additional measures to ensure that competing telecommunications providers are able to provide services to customers in multiple tenant environments. (Dkt No. 99-217). Action by: the Commission. Adopted: 03/19/2008 by R&O. (FCC No. 08-87). WCB  FCC-08-87A1.doc  FCC-08-87A2.doc  FCC-08-87A3.doc  FCC-08-87A4.doc  FCC-08-87A5.doc  FCC-08-87A6.doc  FCC-08-87A1.pdf  FCC-08-87A2.pdf  FCC-08-87A3.pdf  FCC-08-87A4.pdf  FCC-08-87A5.pdf  FCC-08-87A6.pdf  FCC-08-87A1.txt  FCC-08-87A2.txt  FCC-08-87A3.txt  FCC-08-87A4.txt  FCC-08-87A5.txt  FCC-08-87A6.txt

BIENNIAL REGULATORY REVIEW - AMENDMENT OF PARTS 1, 22, 24, 27 AND 90 TO STREAMLINE AND HARMONIZE VARIOUS RULES AFFECTING WIRELESS RADIO SERVICES. The FCC modified the rules governing Broadband Personal Communications Services and Advanced Wireless Services to permit use of a power spectral density model when measuring and calculating emissions and power limits. (Dkt No. 03-264). Action by: the Commission. Adopted: 03/18/2008 by R&O. (FCC No. 08-85). WTB  FCC-08-85A1.doc  FCC-08-85A1.pdf  FCC-08-85A1.txt