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700 MHz Guard Bands

 

Licensing

Obtaining Spectrum


There are three ways to gain access to this spectrum.
  1. You may lease spectrum by entering into a contract with a 700 MHz Guard Bands licensee.
  2. A Guard Bands licensee may sell all or part of its license to you, subject to FCC approval.
  3. You may acquire a Guard Bands licensee’s company, including its FCC license, subject to FCC approval.
Methods 2 and 3 above require an application via the ULS and subsequent approval of the FCC.
Method for Obtaining SpectrumCFR Rule Part
700 MHz Guard Band Manager
Leasing contract.
Assignment of Authorization
Sale of an entire license.
1.948
Partition
Sale of part of a license based on a geographic area.
27.605
Disaggregation
Sale of part of a license's spectrum.
27.605
Partition & Disaggregation
A combination of the sale of a part of a license based on geographic area containing only a part of a license's spectrum.
27.605
Transfer of Control
Acquisition of a company and its assets, including its licenses.
1.948
 
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Last reviewed/updated on
2/15/2010