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Proceedings and Initiatives


Broadband Radio Service and Educational
In April 2003, the Commission by a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Memorandum Opinion and Order, initiated an examination of its rules and policies governing the licensing of the Instructional Television Fixed Service (ITFS), the Multipoint Distribution Service (MDS), and the Multichannel Multipoint Distribution Service (MMDS)(collectively, the Services) in the 2500-2690 MHz band. In this proceeding the Commission seeks to promote competition, innovation and investment in wireless bandband services, and to promote educational services. Through this proceeding the Commission intends to foster the provision of innovative and traditional service offerings to consumers as well as educational, medical and other institutions, to simplify the licensing process, and to delete obsolete rules and unnecessary regulatory burdens.

Releases

4/27/2006
ORDER ON RECONSIDERATION FIFTH MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER
The Commissions Continues Efforts to Transform the Rules and Policies Governing the 2496-2690 MHz Broadband Radio (BRS) Services and Educational Broadband Service Band.
1/25/2005
ORDER
Order Grants Motion for Leave Filed by Wireless Communications Association International, Inc.
1/5/2005
ORDER
Order Grants Motion for Leave Filed By Wireless Communications Association International, Inc.
10/29/2004
ORDER
Amendment of Parts 1, 21, 73, 74 and 101 of the Commission's Rules to Facilitate the Provision of Fixed and Mobile Broadband Access, Educational and Other Advanced Services in the 2150-2162 and 2500-2690 MHz Bands. This Order Modifies the Commission's Report and Order of July 29, 2004.
7/29/2004
REPORT AND ORDER AND FURTHER NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING
Amendment of Parts 1,21,73,74 and 101 of the Commission's Rules to Facilitate the Provision of Fixed and Mobile Broadband Access, Educational and Other Advanced Services in the 2150-2162 and 2500-2690 MHz Band.
6/10/2004
NEWS RELEASE AND STATEMENTS
FCC Promotes the Deployment of Wireless Broadband Services by Creating New Rules for the 2495-2690 MHz Band while Protecting Educational Services. As Part of its Ongoing Efforts to Promote the Deployment of Wireless Broadband Services, the Commission Adopted a Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Transforming the Rules Governing MDS and ITFS in the 2495-2690 MHz Band.
7/31/2003
SECOND MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER
Amendment of Parts 1, 21, 73, 74 and 101 of the Commission's Rules to Facilitate the Provision of Fixed and Mobile Broadband Access, Educational and Other Advanced Services in the 2150-2162 and 2500-2690 MHz Bands.
7/10/2003
ORDER
Amendment of Parts 1, 21, 73, 74 and 101 of the Commission's Rules to Facilitate the Provision of Fixed and Mobile Broadband Access, Educational and Other Advanced Services in the 2150-2162 and 2500-2690 MHz Bands.
4/2/2003
NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING AND MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER
Amendment of Parts 1, 21, 73, 74 and 101 of the Commission's Rules to Facilitate the Provision of Fixed and Mobile Broadband Access, Educational and Other Advanced Services in the 2150-2162 and 2500-2690 MHz Bands.

Last reviewed/updated on 03/06/2008