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4/27/1998
NEWS RELEASE
FCC Adopts Partitioning and Disaggregation Rules For LMDS Licenses
On April 27, 1998, the Commission has adopted a Fourth Report and Order (Fourth R & O) regarding partitioning and disaggregation rules for Local Multipoint Distribution Service (LMDS) licenses.
3/25/1998
NEWS RELEASE
The LMDS Auction Closes
Auction 17, the LMDS auction, closes after round 128 on March 3, 1998.
2/6/1998
NEWS
D.C. Cir. Opinion in Melcher v. FCC (No. 93-1110)
On February 6, 1998, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit denied petitions for review filed by several parties challenging the Commission's eligibility restrictions for local exchange carriers, including rural local exchange carriers, in the LMDS auction. See Melcher v. FCC, 1998 WL 44432 (D.C.Cir. 1998).
2/3/1998
NEWS RELEASE
Commission Affirms Key Provisions Of LMDS Second Report and Order, Paving Way For Auction
The Commission Affirms Key Provisions of LMDS Second Report and Order, FCC 98-15, Paving Way for Auction (CC Docket No. 92-297).
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