2019 Q2-4 Regulatory Updates

Federal Communications Commission Launches Rural Tribal Window Webpage And Mapping Tool

The Wireless Telecommunications Bureau announces the launch of a webpage that provides information about the Rural Tribal Priority Window to apply for unassigned 2.5 GHz spectrum


FCC Takes Steps to Enforce Quality Standards for Rural Broadband

FCC Takes Steps To Enforce Quality Standards For Rural Broadband Networks and Also Provides Additional Flexibility to Reduce Burden on Companies


Incentive Auction of Upper Microwave Flexible Use Service Licenses in the Upper 37 GHz, 39 GHz, and 47 GHz Bands for Next-Generation Wireless Services; 35 Applicants Qualified to Bid in Auction 103


Chairman Pai Announces Action To Enhance Location Accuracy To Help First Responders Locate 911 Callers

New Rules for Vertical Location, or “Z-Axis,” Have Broad Support and Will Help First Responders Save Lives


Use of Common Antenna Site – Sections 73.239 and 73.635; Modernization of Media Regulation Initiative

FCC seeks comment on whether the common antenna siting rules for FM and TV broadcaster applicants and licensees are necessary given the current broadcasting marketplace


Remarks Of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai At The OnGo Workshop, Los Angeles, CA


FCC Authorizes Over $61.8 Million In Funding For Rural Broadband
Sixth Round of Funding from Connect America Fund Auction Starts This Month and Includes 14 States


Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Grants 28 GHz Band Upper Microwave Flexible Use Service Licenses

Public Notice announcing that certain 28 GHz Long-Form Applications from Auction 101 are granted


Amendment of the Commission’s Policies and Rules for Processing Applications in the Direct Broadcast Satellite Service

Adopt revisions to our procedures and rules governing the direct broadcast satellite (DBS) service


FCC Seeks Comment on Bidding Procedures for PALs in 3.5 GHz Auction

Commission seeks comment on the procedures to be used for auction of Priority Access Licenses in the 3550-3650 MHz band, scheduled to begin on June 25, 2020


Wireless Telecommunications Bureau and Office of Engineering and Technology Approve Five Spectrum Access System Administrators to Begin Initial Commercial Deployments in the 3.5 GHz Band


FCC Authorizes Nearly $112.2 Million in Funding for Rural Broadband

Fifth Round of Funding from Connect America Fund Auction Starts This Month and Includes Nine States