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Proceedings and Initiatives


Unlicensed Operation in the 3650-3700 MHz Band
In April 2004, the Commission initiated a proceeding to foster the introduction of wireless broadband operations in the 3650-3700 MHz band. The Commission proposed to allow unlicensed devices to operate in some or all of the 3650 MHz band with higher power than currently authorized under Part 15 of the rules, subject to cognitive technology safeguards. The Commission also sought comment on options that would allow for licensed operations in this band, or for segmenting the band between licensed and unlicensed uses.

Releases

6/7/2007
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER
The Commission Addresses Petitions for Reconsideration Filed in Response to the 3650-3700 MHz Band Proceeding.
3/16/2005
REPORT AND ORDER
The Commission Opens Access to New Spectrum for Wireless Broadband in the 3650 MHz Band.
3/10/2005
NEWS RELEASE AND STATEMENTS
The Commission Opens Access to New Spectrum for Wireless Broadband in the 3650 MHz Band.
4/23/2004
NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING
Proposed Amendment of Rules to Maximize the Efficient use of the 3650-3700 MHz Band and Foster the Introduction of New and Advanced Services.
4/15/2004
NEWS RELEASE AND STATEMENTS
FCC Begins Rulemaking Proposal to Allow Wireless Broadband Operations in the 3650-3700 MHz Band.

Last reviewed/updated on 03/06/2008