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6/20/2008
NEWS RELEASE
FCC Seeks Comment on Proposed Rule Changes for Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) Spectrum in the 1.9 and 2.1 GHz Bands
The FCC released a Further Notice that proposes public access to free, nationwide, high-speed wireless broadband Internet services using a portion of the winning bidder's network in the 2.1 AWS spectrum.
3/21/2008
NEWS RELEASE
FCC Modifies PCS and AWS Power Limit Rules to Facilitate Broadband Wireless Technologies
The FCC modified the rules governing Broadband PCS and AWS to permit the use of a power spectral density model when measuring and calculating emissions and power limits.
9/19/2007
NEWS RELEASE
FCC Seeks Comment on Service Rules for the 2155-2175 MHz Advanced Wireless Services Band
11/29/2006
NEWS RELEASE
FCC Grants First Set of Advanced Wireless Services Licenses Won in Auction No. 66
The FCC's WTB granted 550 of the 1,087 licenses won in the Advanced Wireless Services Auction completed September 18, 2006 (Auction No. 66).
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
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
6/9/2005
NEWS RELEASE
FCC Moves Closer to Auctioning Spectrum for Advanced Wireless Services by Implementing Commercial Spectrum Enhancement Act
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
12/9/2004
NEWS
Chairman Powell's Statement Concerning Passage of Telecommunications Legislation
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
9/24/2001
NEWS
FCC Adds Mobile Allocation to 2500-2690 MHz Band and Does Not Relocate Existing Licensees
8/9/2001
NEWS
FCC Examines Additional Spectrum Bands to Support Advanced Wireless Services
1/4/2001
NEWS
FCC Looks to Allocate Additional Spectrum for New Advanced Wireless Systems
 
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