Docket Number: 
WT docket 00-81

This page provides information on applications to the FCC related to the proposed Wireless Joint Venture of SBC Communications Inc. and BellSouth Corporation. These applications have been consolidated under WT Dkt. No. 00-81, and most of the record in the proceeding is accessible through the Electronic Comment Filing System or the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau's Universal Licensing System under lead File No. 0000117778. . Copies of documents in the record may also be obtained for a fee from FCC's duplicating contractor Qualex International, or may be viewed and/or copied at the FCC Reference Center.

Timeline

Day 133 - September 29, 2000

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Record Documents

Below is a list of record documents in reverse chronological order.

9/29/00
FCC Grants Applications for Transfer of Control: Memorandum Opinion and Order (DA 00-2223) [ Text | Word97 ]

6/29/00
Applicants' Response to Petition to Dismiss or Deny.

6/19/00
ORDER Granting - SBC and Bell South Corporation Petition for Waiver of Section 1.948(c)(1)(iii) and (d) Thirty Day Notification Requirement for Pro Forma Transfers of Control. [ Text | Word97 ]

6/19/00
Thumb Cellular Limited Partnership Petition to Dismiss or Deny.

9/27/00
Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Grants Consent to SBC Communications Inc., Ameritech Wireless Communications, Inc., AT&T Wireless PCS, LLC, and Indiana Acquisition, L.L.C. to Transfer Control of or to Assign Wireless Licenses (DA 00-2195). [ Text | Word97 ]

Wireless Telecommunications Bureau and International Bureau Grant Consent to SBC Communications Inc. and Alltel Communications, Inc. to Transfer Control of Wireless Licenses (DA 00-2194). [ Text | Word97 ]

8/17/00
SBC Communications Inc., Ameritech Wireless Communications, Inc., AT&T Wireless PCS, LLC, and Indiana Acquisition, L.L.C. Seek FCC Consent to Transfer Control of and to Assign Licenses (DA 00-1893] [ Text | Word97 ]

8/28/00
Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Grants Consent to Bell Atlantic Corporation and SBC Communications Inc. for Transfer of Control of Wireless Licenses (DA 00-1972). [ Text | Word97 ]

8/17/00
SBC Communications Inc., Through its Affiliates Radiofone, Inc. and Baton Rouge Cellular Telephone Company, and Alltel Communications, Inc. Seek FCC Consent to Transfer Control of Wireless Licenses (DA 00-1881). [ Text | Word97 ]

8/4/00
Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Grants Consent to E.N.M.R. Telephone Cooperative, Plateau Telecommunications, Incorporated, and Corpus Christi SMSA Limited Partnership for Assignment of Wireless Licenses. [ Text | Word97 ]

7/17/00
GTE Corporation and SBC Communications Inc. Seek FCC Consent to Transfer Control of Wireless Licenses [ Text | Word97 ]

6/8/00
E.N.M.R. Telephone Cooperative, Plateau Telecommunications, Incorporated and Corpus Christi SMSA Limited Partnership Seek FCC Consent for Assignment of Wireless Licenses. [ Text | Word97 ]

5/19/00
SBC Communications Inc. and BellSouth Corporation Seek FCC Consent to Transfer Control of, or Assign, Licenses to Joint Venture. [ Text | Word97 ]

Applications

5/9/00
SBC and Bell South Corporation Petition for Waiver of Section 1.948(c)(1)(iii) and (d) Thirty Day Notification Requirement for Pro Forma Transfers of Control.

5/4/00
Application of SBC and BellSouth available for Consent to Transfer Control of, or Assign Licenses to Joint Venture.

Background

On May 4, 2000, SBC Communications Inc. ("SBC") and BellSouth Corporation ("BellSouth") filed applications pursuant to Sections 214 and 310(d) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, 47 U.S.C. §§ 214, 310(d), seeking Commission approval to transfer control of or assign to an SBC/BellSouth joint venture, Alloy LLC, licenses and authorizations currently controlled by subsidiaries and affiliates of either SBC or BellSouth. These applications pertain to licenses for the Experimental Radio Service, Cellular Radiotelephone Service, Personal Communications Services, Private Land Mobile Radio Services, Specialized Mobile Radio Service ("SMR") and Fixed Microwave Services, as well as international Section 214 authorizations.

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Contacts: 
Lauren Kravetz or Michael Samsock
Commercial Wireless Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau
(202) 418-7240
Jamison Prime
Public Safety and Private Wireless Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau
(202) 418-0680
Justin Connor
Telecommunications Division, International Bureau
(202) 418-1476
Carl Huie
Experimental Licensing Branch, Office of Engineering and Technology
(202 ) 418-2430