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2/26/1998
ORDER (DA 98-378)
Auction 16
Letter, DA 98-378, released February 26, 1998
The attached letter denies the requests for waiver of the competitive bidding rules and the bid withdrawal rule filed by Mountain SMR Group, L.L.C.. on December 5, 1997.
2/24/1998
ORDER (FCC 98-28)
Auction 5
In the Matter of Amendment of the Commission's Rules Regarding Installment Payment Financing For Personal Communications Services (PCS) Licensees
The attached Order, moves the March 31, 1998 payment deadline for both C and F block licensees to a date that is at least 30 days after the revised election date. The specific dates for election and payment resumption will be set forth in a Public Notice issued under delegated authority by the WTB.
2/24/1998
NEWS
Auction 5
News
Commission Changes Date for C Block Licensees to Elect Payment Option.
Concurring Statement of Commissioner Ness: text
2/19/1998
NEWS RELEASE (NRWL8004)
Commission Adopts Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Implement Universal Licensing System
In a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking adopted today, the FCC proposed to facilitate its implementation of the Universal Licensing System (ULS),and to consolidate, revise, and streamline rules governing application procedures for radio services licensed by the WTB.
2/17/1998
Auction 17
United States Court of Appeals Order
WebCel Communications, Inc., petition for a writ of mandamus, is Hereby Denied.
2/17/1998
LETTER ORDER (DA 98-307)
Auction 17
Virginia Tech Foundation, Inc. Request for Waiver in Auction No. 17
This letter denies Virginia Tech Foundation, Inc.'s Request for Waiver in Auction No. 17, to qualify as an "entrepreneur".
2/17/1998
LETTER ORDER (DA 98-303)
Auction 17
Confidentiality Request of Northeast Communications of Wisconsin, Inc., is Hereby Denied.
This letter responds to the January 23, 1998 request of Northeast Communications of Wisconsin, Inc. ("Northeast") for confidential treatment of the information contained in Exhibit C of its 175 application.
2/11/1998
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 98-269)
Auction 17
Correction to Public Notice DA 98-230, 139 Qualified Bidders to Participate in LMDS Auction
This public notice identifies another applicant as qualified to bid in the LMDS auction.
2/11/1998
THIRD ORDER ON RECONSIDERATION (FCC 98-15)
Auction 17
In the Matter of Rulemaking To Amend Parts 1, 2, 21, and 25 of the Commission's Rules to Redesignate the 27.5-29.5 GHz Frequency Band
This Order affirms key provisions of LMDS Second Report and Order, paving way for auction (CC Docket No. 92-297).
News Release: html
Chairman Kennard Statement: html
Commissioner Ness Statement: html
Commissioner Furchtgott-Roth Statement: html
Commissioner Powell Statement: html
2/6/1998
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 98-230)
Auction 17
Auction of Local Multipoint Distribution Service (LMDS) Licenses, 138 Qualified Bidders
This Public Notice identifies the 138 applicants who have been found qualified to bid in the LMDS auction and contains information about the mock auction and bidding schedule for the first three days of the auction. (On February 6, 1998, U.S. Court of Appeals denied petitions for review filed by several parties.
Attachment A: pdf - xls
Attachment B: pdf - xls
Attachment C: pdf - xls
Attachment D: pdf - text - WordPerfect
Attachment E: pdf - text - WordPerfect
2/6/1998
NEWS
Auction 17
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
Auction 17
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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