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9/18/2006
News Release
FCC's Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) Spectrum Auction Concludes
The FCC's first auction of Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) spectrum licenses ended on September 18, 2006. A total of 1,122 licenses were offered in the auction, and 104 bidders won 1,087 licenses.
Statement of Chairman Martin: pdf - Word
6/2/2006
NEWS RELEASE
FCC Clarifies Certain Aspects of Its "Designated Entity" Eligibility Rules Adopted In April 2006
5/19/2006
NEWS RELEASE
FCC Modifies Advanced Wireless Services Auction Schedule, Moves Start Date to August 9, 2006
The FCC released a Public Notice that revises the schedule and filing requirements for the FCC's upcoming first auction of spectrum licenses for Advanced Wireless Services (AWS).
Statement of Commissioner Adelstein: pdf - Word
4/25/2006
NEWS RELEASE
FCC Modifies its "Designated Entity" Eligibility Rules in Advance of the Upcoming Advanced Wireless Services Auction
4/12/2006
NEWS RELEASE
FCC Establishes Procedures for Advanced Wireless Services Auction Scheduled to Begin June 29, 2006
The FCC adopted a Public Notice that establishes procedures, minimum opening bids, and a reserve price for the FCC's upcoming first auction of spectrum licenses for Advanced Wireless Services.
Statement of Chairman Martin: pdf - Word
Statement of Commissioner Copps: pdf - Word
Statement of Commissioner Adelstein: pdf - Word
Statement of Commissioner Tate: pdf - Word
8/5/2005
NEWS RELEASE
FCC Modifies Advanced Wireless Service Rules to Provide Greater Flexibility and Access to Spectrum for Small and Rural Providers
The FCC advanced its efforts to make spectrum available for an array of innovative wireless services and technologies, including voice, data, video, and other wireless broadband services offered over Third Generation ("3G") mobile networks.
Statement of Commissioner Copps: pdf - Word
Statement of Commissioner Adelstein: pdf - Word
12/29/2004
NEWS
FCC to Commence Spectrum Auction That will Provide American Consumers New Wireless Broadband Services
In a letter to Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information Michael D. Gallagher, FCC Chairman Michael K. Powell stated that the Commission intends to commence an auction for Advanced Wireless Services licenses in the 1710-1755 MHz and 2110-2155 MHz bands as early as June 2006.
Letter to NTIA: pdf
10/15/2004
NEWS
FCC Clears Spectrum for Advanced Wireless Services in 1710-1755 MHz Band by Making Relocation Spectrum Available for Incumbent Federal Government Operations
Allocated spectrum to allow Federal operations to be cleared from spectrum that has been allocated for advanced wireless services (AWS), including third generation wireless (3G) systems.
Statement of Chairman Powell: pdf - Word
9/9/2004
NEWS
FCC Designates Spectrum for Advanced Wireless Services and Proposes Licensing and Service Rules
Statement of Chairman Powell: pdf - Word
Statement of Commissioner Abernathy: pdf - Word
Statement of Commissioner Copps: pdf - Word
Statement of Commissioner Adelstein: pdf - Word
10/16/2003
NEWS RELEASE
FCC Adopts Third Generation ("3G") Rules Making 90 MHz of Spectrum Available for Broadband and Advanced Wireless Services
In a Report and Order adopted today, the Federal Communications Commission advanced its efforts to provide new and existing wireless operators with additional spectrum resources and issued rules that will enable wireless providers to offer an array of innovative products and services, including wireless broadband Internet access
Statement of Chairman Powell: pdf - Word
Statement of Commissioner Copps: pdf - Word
Statement of Commissioner Martin: pdf - Word
Statement of Commissioner Adelstein: pdf - Word
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