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Broadband PCS

 

Licensing

Obtaining Spectrum


There are several ways you may be able to obtain a broadband PCS license(s) from a current licensee. First, licensees may sell all or part of the license, subject to FCC approval, to other entities. Second, you may acquire a company, including its licenses. These transactions require Online Filing of Form 603 via the Universal Licensing System. Third, you may lease all or part of a licensee’s spectrum usage rights. Most leasing transactions require Online Filing of Form 608 via the Universal Licensing System.
Method for Obtaining SpectrumCFR Rule Part
Assignment of Authorization
Sale of an entire license.
1.948
Partition
Sale of part of a license based on a geographic area.
24.714
Disaggregation
Sale of part of a license's spectrum.
24.714
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.
24.714
Spectrum Leasing
Leasing of all or a part of a licensee's spectrum usage rights associated with a license. More...
1.9000
Transfer of Control
Acquisition of a company and its assets, including its licenses.
1.948
 
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Last reviewed/updated on
9/28/2006