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Federal Communications Commission
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Washington, DC 20554

Vol. 39 No. 718
News media information 202 / 418-0500
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November 19, 2020

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Released: 2020-11-19. WIRELINE COMPETITION BUREAU INVITES COMMENT ON COSTS AND FEASIBILITY OF PROVIDING LOCATION INFORMATION FOR 988 CALLS AND CLARIFIES 988 IMPLEMENTATION DATE. (DA No. 20-1378). (Dkt No 18-336). Comments Due: 2020-12-21. Reply Comments Due: 2021-01-11. WCB. Contact: Michelle Sclater at (202) 418-1418, email: Michelle.Sclater@fcc.gov. DA-20-1378A1.docx DA-20-1378A1.pdf DA-20-1378A1.txt

Released: 2020-11-19. COMMENT SOUGHT ON PETITIONS FOR RECONSIDERATION OF THE REPORT AND ORDER ON TRS FUND COMPENSATION FOR INTERNET PROTOCOL CAPTIONED TELEPHONE SERVICE. (DA No. 20-1373). (Dkt No 13-24 10-51 03-123). CGB. Contact: Michael Scott at (202) 418-1264, email: Michael.Scott@fcc.gov. DA-20-1373A1.docx DA-20-1373A1.pdf DA-20-1373A1.txt

Report No: IHF-00169. Released: 2020-11-19. INTERNATIONAL HIGH FREQUENCY. re: Applications Accepted For Filing. IB. Contact: Shawna.Prebble at 202-418-0740, email: Shawna.Prebble@fcc.gov; TTY: 1-888-835-5322. DOC-368249A1.pdf DOC-368249A1.txt

Report No: PN-1-201119-01. Released: 2020-11-19. APPLICATIONS. MB. DOC-368250A1.pdf DOC-368250A1.txt

Released: 2020-11-19. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILING IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSURE PROCEEDINGS RECEIVED ON 11/12/2020. OMD. Contact: Jason Lewis at (202) 418-0300. DOC-368245A1.pdf DOC-368245A1.txt

Released: 2020-11-19. INTERCONNECTED VOIP NUMBERING AUTHORIZATION APPLICATION FILED BY COMTEL MANAGED SOLUTIONS, LLC PURSUANT TO SECTION 52.15(G)(3) OF THE COMMISSION'S RULES. (DA No. 20-1377). (Dkt No 20-336). Reply Comments Due: 2020-12-04. WCB. Contact: Margoux Newman, Margoux.Newman@fcc.gov, Jordan Reth, Jordan.Reth@fcc.gov or Michelle Sclater, Michelle.Sclater@fcc.gov. DA-20-1377A1.docx DA-20-1377A1.pdf DA-20-1377A1.txt

Report No: 49868. Released: 2020-11-19. BROADCAST ACTIONS. MB. DOC-368219A1.pdf DOC-368219A1.txt

Report No: 29868. Released: 2020-11-19. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. MB. DOC-368220A1.pdf DOC-368220A1.txt

Report No: PN-2-201119-01. Released: 2020-11-19. ACTIONS. MB. DOC-368251A1.pdf DOC-368251A1.txt

Report No: PN-3-201119-01. Released: 2020-11-19. PLEADINGS. MB. DOC-368252A1.pdf DOC-368252A1.txt

Released: 2020-11-19. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILING IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSURE PROCEEDINGS RECEIVED ON 11/9/2020. OMD. Contact: Jason Lewis at (202) 418-0300. DOC-368243A1.pdf DOC-368243A1.txt

Released: 2020-11-19. COMMENT SOUGHT ON AMENDMENT TO APPLICATION OF CAPTIONCALL, LLC, FOR CERTIFICATION AS A PROVIDER OF IP CAPTIONED TELEPHONE SERVICE. (DA No. 20-1371). (Dkt No 03-123). Comments Due: 2020-12-21. Reply Comments Due: 2021-01-05. CGB. Contact: William Wallace at (202) 418-2716, email: William.Wallace@fcc.gov. DA-20-1371A1.docx DA-20-1371A1.pdf DA-20-1371A1.txt

Released: 2020-11-19. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILING IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSURE PROCEEDINGS RECEIVED ON 11/10/2020. OMD. Contact: Jason Lewis at (202) 418-0300. DOC-368244A1.pdf DOC-368244A1.txt








FURTHER STREAMLINING PART 25 RULES GOVERNING SATELLITE SERVICES. In this Report and Order, the Commission adopts changes to streamline its Part 25 rules that govern the licensing of satellite space and earth stations. (Dkt No 18-314). Action by: the Commission. Adopted: 2020-11-18 by R&O. (FCC No. 20-159). IB. FCC-20-159A1.docx FCC-20-159A1.pdf FCC-20-159A1.txt FCC-20-159A2.docx FCC-20-159A2.pdf FCC-20-159A2.txt

APPLICATION OF ACA CONNECTS AMERICA'S COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION FOR REVIEW OF THE PUBLIC NOTICE OF THE WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU SETTING LUMP-SUM PAYMENT AMOUNTS. This Memorandum Opinion and Order denies the Application for Review filed by ACA Connects on August 13, 2020, of the Public Notice by WTB Setting Lump-Sum Payment Amounts for the 3.7 GHz Transition. (Dkt No 18-122). Action by: the Commission. Adopted: 2020-11-18 by MO&O. (FCC No. 20-165). WTB. FCC-20-165A1.docx FCC-20-165A1.pdf FCC-20-165A1.txt

IN THE MATTER OF KENNETH MOSER DBA MARKETING SUPPORT SYSTEMS. FCC fines Kenneth Moser, dba Marketing Support Systems, $9,997,750 for illegal spoofing in violation of the Act and the Commission's rules. Action by: the Commission. Adopted: 2020-11-18 by Forfeiture Order. (FCC No. 20-163). EB. FCC-20-163A1.pdf FCC-20-163A1.txt FCC-20-163A2.docx FCC-20-163A2.pdf FCC-20-163A2.txt FCC-20-163A3.docx FCC-20-163A3.pdf FCC-20-163A3.txt FCC-20-163A4.docx FCC-20-163A4.pdf FCC-20-163A4.txt

APPLICATION TO CONSTRUCT FM TRANSLATOR STATION- LEVINE/SCHWAB PARTNERSHIP DBA SCHWAB MULTIMEDIA LLC, BNPFT-20180507AAH. Letter decision dismissing Schwab's petition for reconsideration of a staff decision dismissing its application to construct a new FM translator station on channel 288 (105.5 MHz) at San Fernando, California. Action by: Chief, Audio Division, Media Bureau. by LETTER. (DA No. 20-1375). MB. DA-20-1375A1.docx DA-20-1375A1.pdf DA-20-1375A1.txt

FCC PROPOSES ALLOWING SATELLITE DOWNLINKS IN THE 17 GHZ BAND. The 17 GHz NPRM seeks comment on proposed changes to the U.S. Table of Frequency Allocations and the Commission's rules aimed at encouraging more efficient use of spectrum from 17.3-17.8 GHz. (Dkt No 20-330). Action by: the Commission. Adopted: 2020-11-18 by NPRM. (FCC No. 20-158). IB. FCC-20-158A1.docx FCC-20-158A1.pdf FCC-20-158A1.txt FCC-20-158A2.docx FCC-20-158A2.pdf FCC-20-158A2.txt

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FCC PROPOSES MODERNIZING FUNDING MECHANISM FOR INTERNET-BASED TELECOMMUNICATIONS RELAY SERVICES. Proposed Rules Would Compute TRS Fund Contributions for Video Relay Service and IP Relay Based on Total End-User Revenue, Including Intrastate Revenue. News Release. (Dkt No 03-123 10-51 12-38). Adopted: 2020-11-18. News Media Contact: Mike Snyder at (202) 418-0997, email: Michael.Snyder@fcc.gov. OMR CGB. DOC-368232A1.docx DOC-368232A1.pdf DOC-368232A1.txt DOC-368232A2.docx DOC-368232A2.pdf DOC-368232A2.txt DOC-368232A3.docx DOC-368232A3.pdf DOC-368232A3.txt

FCC UPDATES PROGRAM CARRIAGE COMPLAINT PROCEDURES. Action Improves Complaint Process for Complainants and Defendants. News Release. (Dkt No 20-70 17-105 11-131). Adopted: 2020-11-18. News Media Contact: Janice Wise at (202) 418-8165, email: Janice.Wise@fcc.gov. OMR MB. DOC-368233A1.docx DOC-368233A1.pdf DOC-368233A1.txt DOC-368233A2.docx DOC-368233A2.pdf DOC-368233A2.txt DOC-368233A3.docx DOC-368233A3.pdf DOC-368233A3.txt

FCC MODERNIZES 5.9 GHZ BAND FOR WI-FI AND AUTO SAFETY. New Plan Makes Additional Spectrum Available Immediately for Improved Indoor Wi-Fi Connectivity While Authorizing Market-Driven Transportation Safety Services . News Release. (Dkt No 19-138). Adopted: 2020-11-18. News Media Contact: Will Wiquist at (202) 418-0509, email: Will.Wiquist@fcc.gov. OMR OET. DOC-368228A1.docx DOC-368228A1.pdf DOC-368228A1.txt DOC-368228A2.docx DOC-368228A2.pdf DOC-368228A2.txt DOC-368228A3.docx DOC-368228A3.pdf DOC-368228A3.txt DOC-368228A4.docx DOC-368228A4.pdf DOC-368228A4.txt

FCC STREAMLINES LICENSING RULES FOR MANY SATELLITE OPERATORS. NEWS RELEASE (AGENDA ITEM). News Release. (Dkt No 18-314). Adopted: 2020-11-18. News Media Contact: Will Wiquist at (2020 418-0509, email: Will.Wiquist@fcc.gov. OMR IB. DOC-368230A1.docx DOC-368230A1.pdf DOC-368230A1.txt DOC-368230A2.docx DOC-368230A2.pdf DOC-368230A2.txt

FCC PROPOSES SATELLITE DOWNLINKS IN THE 17 GHZ BAND. Reform Would Make More Efficient Use of Spectrum While Supporting Deployment of Advanced Satellite-Based Broadband Services. News Release. (Dkt No 20-330). Adopted: 2020-11-18. News Media Contact: Will Wiquist at (202) 418-0509, email: Will.Wiquist@fcc.gov. OMR IB. DOC-368231A1.docx DOC-368231A1.pdf DOC-368231A1.txt DOC-368231A2.docx DOC-368231A2.pdf DOC-368231A2.txt

FCC FINES CALIFORNIA TELEMARKETER NEARLY $10 MILLION FOR SPOOFED ROBOCALLS THAT TARGETED A STATE ASSEMBLY CANDIDATE. NEWS RELEASE (AGENDA ITEM). News Release. Adopted: 2020-11-18. News Media Contact: Will Wiquist at (202) 418-0509, email: Will.Wiquist@fcc.gov. OMR EB. DOC-368235A1.docx DOC-368235A1.pdf DOC-368235A1.txt DOC-368235A2.docx DOC-368235A2.pdf DOC-368235A2.txt DOC-368235A3.docx DOC-368235A3.pdf DOC-368235A3.txt DOC-368235A4.docx DOC-368235A4.pdf DOC-368235A4.txt




Report No: NCD-3150. Released: 2020-11-18. WIRELINE COMPETITION BUREAU COPPER RETIREMENT NETWORK CHANGE NOTIFICATION FILED BY MILLRY TELEPHONE COMPANY, INC. (Dkt No 20-381). 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, TTY: 1-888-835-5322. DOC-368236A1.docx DOC-368236A1.pdf DOC-368236A1.txt

Released: 2020-11-18. STIR/SHAKEN CALLER ID AUTHENTICATION GOVERNANCE FRAMEWORK REVISED TO EXPAND PARTICIPATION. (DA No. 20-1374). (Dkt No 17-97). WCB. Contact: Matthew Collins at (202) 418-7141, email: Matthew.Collins@fcc.gov.. DA-20-1374A1.doc DA-20-1374A1.pdf DA-20-1374A1.txt

Report No: 4414. Released: 2020-11-18. CABLE TELEVISION RELAY SERVICE (CARS) APPLICATIONS RE: ACTIONS ON PENDING APPLICATIONS. MB. Contact: (202) 418-7001. DOC-368229A1.pdf

Released: 2020-11-18. PUBLIC SAFETY AND HOMELAND SECURITY BUREAU EXTENDS TIMEFRAME FOR RESPONDING TO APPLICATION FOR REVIEW OF HUAWEI'S FINAL DESIGNATION AS A NATIONAL SECURITY THREAT. (DA No. 20-1369). (Dkt No 19-351). WCB PSHSB. Contact: Saswat Misra at (202) 418-0944, email: Saswat.Misra@fcc.gov. DA-20-1369A1.docx DA-20-1369A1.pdf DA-20-1369A1.txt

Released: 2020-11-18. WIRELINE COMPETITION BUREAU ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF THE NATIONAL LIFELINE ELIGIBILITY VERIFIER IN CALIFORNIA. (DA No. 20-1372). (Dkt No 11-42). WCB announces the full launch of the National Lifeline Eligibility Verifier in California, effective December 18, 2020. WCB. Contact: Allison Jones at (202) 418-1571, email: Allison.Jones@fcc.gov. DA-20-1372A1.docx DA-20-1372A1.pdf DA-20-1372A1.txt

Released: 2020-11-18. NOTICE CONCERNING EX PARTE STATUS OF COMMUNICATIONS WITH RESPECT TO THE 3.7 GHZ BAND TRANSITION RELOCATION COORDINATOR AND RELOCATION PAYMENT CLEARINGHOUSE. (DA No. 20-1370). (Dkt No 18-122 20-205 20-305). This Public Notice is intended to set forth the Commission's ex parte rules as applied to presentations regarding the 3.7 GHz band transition by the Relocation Coordinator and Clearinghouse. WTB. DA-20-1370A1.docx DA-20-1370A1.pdf DA-20-1370A1.txt




ERRATUM - CALL AUTHENTICATION TRUST ANCHOR. Issued an Erratum correcting Second R&O, FCC 20-136, released September 29, 2020. (Dkt No 17-97). Action by: Chief, Wireline Competition Bureau. by ERRATUM. OMD WCB. DOC-368171A1.docx DOC-368171A1.pdf DOC-368171A1.txt

REVISION OF THE COMMISSION'S PART 76 REVIEW PROCEDURES; MODERNIZATION OF MEDIA REGULATION INITIATIVE; REVISION OF THE COMMISSION'S PROGRAM CARRIAGE RULES. The Commission adopts a Report and Order modifying its rules governing the resolution of program carriage disputes between video programming vendors and multichannel video programming distributors. Action by: the Commission. Adopted: 2020-11-18 by R&O. (FCC No. 20-162). MB. FCC-20-162A1.docx FCC-20-162A1.pdf FCC-20-162A1.txt FCC-20-162A2.docx FCC-20-162A2.pdf FCC-20-162A2.txt FCC-20-162A3.docx FCC-20-162A3.pdf FCC-20-162A3.txt

LETTER RECLAIMING CHINA TELECOM AMERICAS' PROVISIONAL ISPC ASSIGNMENTS. Letter from Telecommunications and Analysis Division to China Telecom Americas Reclaiming Its Provisional ISPC Assignments. (Dkt No 20-109). Action by: Chief, Telecommunications and Analysis Division, International Bureau. by LETTER. (DA No. 20-1368). IB. DA-20-1368A1.pdf DA-20-1368A1.txt