fcclogoDaily Digest

Federal Communications Commission
445 12th St., SW
Washington, D.C. 20554

Vol. 37 No. 237
News media information 202 / 418-0500
Internet: http://www.fcc.gov
TTY: 1-888-835-5322



December 13, 2018


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THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE DATED AND RELEASED TODAY:

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Released: 2018-12-13. PUBLIC SAFETY AND HOMELAND SECURITY BUREAU ANNOUNCES REGION 21 (MICHIGAN) REGIONAL PLANNING COMMITTEES TO HOLD 700 MHZ AND 800 MHZ MEETINGS. (DA No. 18-1253). (Dkt No 90-221 02-378). PSHSB. DA-18-1253A1.docx DA-18-1253A1.pdf DA-18-1253A1.txt

Report No: 49382. Released: 2018-12-13. BROADCAST ACTIONS. MB. DOC-355517A1.pdf DOC-355517A1.txt

Released: 2018-12-13. PUBLIC SAFETY AND HOMELAND SECURITY BUREAU ANNOUNCES REGION 5 (SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA) REGIONAL PLANNING COMMITTEE TO HOLD 700 MHZ PUBLIC SAFETY PLANNING MEETING. (DA No. 18-1252). (Dkt No 02-378). PSHSB. DA-18-1252A1.docx DA-18-1252A1.pdf DA-18-1252A1.txt

Report No: NCD-2867. Released: 2018-12-13. WIRELINE COMPETITION BUREAU COPPER RETIREMENT NETWORK CHANGE NOTIFICATION FILED BY VERIZON VIRGINIA LLC. (Dkt No 18-371). WCB. Contact: Rodney McDonald at (202) 418-7513, email: Rodney.McDonald@fcc.gov or Carmell Weathers at (202) 418-2325, email: Carmell.Weathers@fcc.gov. DOC-355543A1.docx DOC-355543A1.pdf DOC-355543A1.txt

Report No: 29382. Released: 2018-12-13. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. MB. DOC-355518A1.pdf DOC-355518A1.txt

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SPRINT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, L.P. V. NORTH COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION. Order dismissing formal complaint. (Dkt No 14-223). Action by: Chief, Market Disputes Resolution Division, Enforcement Bureau. Adopted: 2018-12-13 by ORDER. (DA No. 18-1247). EB. Contact: AJ DeLaurentis 202-418-0198. DA-18-1247A1.pdf

2018 QUADRENNIAL REGULATORY REVIEW – REVIEW OF THE COMMISSION'S BROADCAST OWNERSHIP RULES AND OTHER RULES ADOPTED PURSUANT TO SECTION 202 OF THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1996. The Commission adopts a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that initiates the 2018 Quadrennial Review of certain broadcast ownership rules. (Dkt No 18-349). Action by: the Commission. Adopted: 2018-12-12 by NPRM. (FCC No. 18-179). MB. FCC-18-179A1.docx FCC-18-179A1.pdf FCC-18-179A1.txt FCC-18-179A2.docx FCC-18-179A2.pdf FCC-18-179A2.txt FCC-18-179A3.docx FCC-18-179A3.pdf FCC-18-179A3.txt FCC-18-179A4.docx FCC-18-179A4.pdf FCC-18-179A4.txt FCC-18-179A5.docx FCC-18-179A5.pdf FCC-18-179A5.txt

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ADDENDA: THE FOLLOWING ITEMS, RELEASED DECEMBER 12, 2018, DID NOT APPEAR IN DIGEST NO. 236:

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FCC TAKES ACTION TO PROTECT CONSUMERS FROM SPAM ROBOTEXT MESSAGES. NEWS RELEASE (AGENDA ITEM). News Release. Adopted: 2018-12-12. News Media Contact: Cecilia Sulhoff at (202) 418-0587, email: Cecilia.Sulhoff@fcc.gov. OMR WTB. DOC-355527A1.docx DOC-355527A1.pdf DOC-355527A1.txt DOC-355527A2.docx DOC-355527A2.pdf DOC-355527A2.txt DOC-355527A3.docx DOC-355527A3.pdf DOC-355527A3.txt DOC-355527A4.docx DOC-355527A4.pdf DOC-355527A4.txt DOC-355527A5.docx DOC-355527A5.pdf DOC-355527A5.txt

FCC COMMENCES 2018 QUADRENNIAL REVIEW OF MEDIA OWNERSHIP RULES. Commission Seeks Comment on Local Radio and Television Ownership Rules, Dual Network Rule, and Diversity-Related Proposals. News Release. Adopted: 2018-12-12. News Media Contact: Janice Wise at (202) 418-8165, email: Janice.Wise@fcc.gov. OMR MB. DOC-355529A1.docx DOC-355529A1.pdf DOC-355529A1.txt DOC-355529A2.docx DOC-355529A2.pdf DOC-355529A2.txt DOC-355529A3.docx DOC-355529A3.pdf DOC-355529A3.txt DOC-355529A4.docx DOC-355529A4.pdf DOC-355529A4.txt DOC-355529A5.docx DOC-355529A5.pdf DOC-355529A5.txt

FCC ADOPTS INNOVATIVE INCENTIVE AUCTION FOR 5G HIGH-BAND SPECTRUM. NEWS RELEASE (AGENDA ITEM). News Release. Adopted: 2018-12-12. News Media Contact: Cecilia Sulhoff at (202) 418-0587, email: Cecilia.Sulhoff@fcc.gov. OMR WTB. DOC-355523A1.docx DOC-355523A1.pdf DOC-355523A1.txt DOC-355523A2.docx DOC-355523A2.pdf DOC-355523A2.txt DOC-355523A3.docx DOC-355523A3.pdf DOC-355523A3.txt DOC-355523A4.docx DOC-355523A4.pdf DOC-355523A4.txt DOC-355523A5.docx DOC-355523A5.pdf DOC-355523A5.txt

FCC TAKES FURTHER STEPS TO IMPROVE QUALITY, EXPAND AVAILABILITY OF RURAL BROADBAND. Increases Support for Small Carriers and Eliminates Burdens. News Release. Adopted: 2018-12-12. News Media Contact: Mark Wigfield at (202) 418-0253, email: Mark.Wigfield@fcc.gov. OMR WCB. DOC-355524A1.docx DOC-355524A1.pdf DOC-355524A1.txt DOC-355524A2.docx DOC-355524A2.pdf DOC-355524A2.txt DOC-355524A3.docx DOC-355524A3.pdf DOC-355524A3.txt DOC-355524A4.docx DOC-355524A4.pdf DOC-355524A4.txt DOC-355524A5.docx DOC-355524A5.pdf DOC-355524A5.txt

FCC RELEASES FIRST COMMUNICATIONS MARKETPLACE REPORT UNDER RAY BAUM'S ACT. Report Provides Comprehensive Overview of Marketplace in One Report. News Release. Adopted: 2018-12-12. News Media Contact: Mark Wigfield at (202) 418-0253, email: Mark.Wigfield@fcc.gov. OMR WCB WTB IB. DOC-355530A1.docx DOC-355530A1.pdf DOC-355530A1.txt DOC-355530A2.docx DOC-355530A2.pdf DOC-355530A2.txt DOC-355530A3.docx DOC-355530A3.pdf DOC-355530A3.txt DOC-355530A4.docx DOC-355530A4.pdf DOC-355530A4.txt DOC-355530A5.docx DOC-355530A5.pdf DOC-355530A5.txt

FCC ESTABLISHES REASSIGNED PHONE NUMBERS DATABASE TO HELP REDUCE UNWANTED CALLS TO CONSUMERS. NEWS RELEASES (AGENDA ITEM). News Release. Adopted: 2018-12-12. News Media Contact: Mike Snyder at (202) 418-0997, email: Michael.Snyder@fcc.gov. OMR CGB. DOC-355526A1.docx DOC-355526A1.pdf DOC-355526A1.txt DOC-355526A2.docx DOC-355526A2.pdf DOC-355526A2.txt DOC-355526A3.docx DOC-355526A3.pdf DOC-355526A3.txt DOC-355526A4.docx DOC-355526A4.pdf DOC-355526A4.txt DOC-355526A5.docx DOC-355526A5.pdf DOC-355526A5.txt

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COMMISSIONER JESSICA ROSENWORCEL CALLS ON INDUSTRY TO PROVIDE CONSUMERS WITH FREE ROBOCALL BLOCKING TOOLS. Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel Calls on Industry To Provide Consumers with Free Robocall Blocking Tools. by News Release. News Media Contact: Travis Litman at (202) 418-2400, email: Travis.Litman@fcc.gov. OCJR. DOC-355525A1.docx DOC-355525A1.pdf DOC-355525A1.txt DOC-355525A2.pdf

FCC ENFORCEMENT BUREAU APPLAUDS WESTCHESTER COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY FOR PIRATE RADIO CASE. Pirate Operator Arraigned Following Joint Westchester DA & FCC Investigation . by News Release. News Media Contact: Will Wiquist at (202) 418-0509, email: Will.Wiquist@fcc.gov. OMR EB. DOC-355533A1.docx DOC-355533A1.pdf DOC-355533A1.txt

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Released: 2018-12-12. FCC ANNOUNCES TECHNOLOGICAL ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING ON JANUARY 14, 2019. (DA No. 18-1248). OET. Contact: Walter Johnston at (202) 418-0807 email: Walter.Johnston@fcc.gov or visit the FCC website at http://www.fcc.gov/oet/tac/. DA-18-1248A1.docx DA-18-1248A1.pdf DA-18-1248A1.txt

Released: 2018-12-12. FCC RELEASES UPDATED FORM 477 DATA ON BROADBAND DEPLOYMENT AS OF DECEMBER 31, 2017. (DA No. 18-1246). (Dkt No 11-10). WCB. Contact: Ken Lynch at (202) 418-7356, email: Kenneth.Lynch@fcc.gov, Melvin Del Rosario at (202) 418-0615, email: Melvin.DelRosario@fcc.gov, or Ben Freeman at (202) 418-0628, email: Ben.Freeman@fcc.gov. DA-18-1246A1.docx DA-18-1246A1.pdf DA-18-1246A1.txt

Released: 2018-12-12. PROPOSED FIRST QUARTER 2019 UNIVERSAL SERVICE CONTRIBUTION FACTOR IS 20 PERCENT. (DA No. 18-1249). Proposed First Quarter 2019 Universal Service Contribution Factor is 20 Percent. OMD. Contact: Kim Yee at (202) 418-0805, TTY (888) 835-5322. DA-18-1249A1.doc DA-18-1249A1.pdf DA-18-1249A1.txt

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FRC OF ALABAMA, LLC; D/B/A FOCUS RADIO COMMUNICATIONS, LICENSEE OF STATION W287DH, FACILITY ID: 200684; HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA. Notice of Violation issued for violation(s) noted in the attached. Action by: Regional Director, Region Two, Enforcement Bureau. by NOV. EB. DOC-355550A1.docx DOC-355550A1.pdf DOC-355550A1.txt

ERRATUM - MARITIME COMMUNICATIONS/LAND MOBILE, LLC ET AL. Issued an Erratum correcting Memorandum Opinion and Order, FCC 18- 168, released November 29, 2018. (Dkt No 11-71). by ERRATUM. OMD OGC. Contact: David Senzel. DOC-355532A1.docx DOC-355532A1.pdf DOC-355532A1.txt

USE OF SPECTRUM BANDS ABOVE 24 GHZ FOR MOBILE RADIO SERVICES. This Report and Order adopts new band plans for the Upper 37 GHz, 39 GHz, and 47 GHz bands and an incentive auction mechanism that will offer contiguous blocks in these bands and preserve incumbents usage rights. (Dkt No 14-177). Action by: the Commission. Adopted: 2018-12-12 by R&O. (FCC No. 18-180). WTB OEA. FCC-18-180A1.doc FCC-18-180A1.pdf FCC-18-180A1.txt FCC-18-180A2.docx FCC-18-180A2.pdf FCC-18-180A2.txt FCC-18-180A3.docx FCC-18-180A3.pdf FCC-18-180A3.txt FCC-18-180A4.docx FCC-18-180A4.pdf FCC-18-180A4.txt FCC-18-180A5.docx FCC-18-180A5.pdf FCC-18-180A5.txt

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ADDENDA: THE FOLLOWING ITEMS, RELEASED DECEMBER 10, 2018, DID NOT APPEAR IN DIGEST NO. 234:

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OUTLAW TRUCKING; ATTN: JASON DIAL; ENGLEWOOD, CO 80110. Notice of Unlicensed Operation issued for an unauthorized Land Mobile Radio Service Station operating on frequency 851.0125 MHz in Denver, Colorado. Action by: Regional Director, Region Three, Enforcement Bureau. Adopted: 2018-12-10 by Notice. EB. DOC-355522A1.docx DOC-355522A1.pdf DOC-355522A1.txt