Donald Evans

Donald Evans Mr. Evans represents a wide spectrum of telecommunications fields, including major commercial mobile radio service providers, Broadband Radio Service companies and affiliated EBS (educational) providers, broadcasters, equipment vendors, and domestic and international telecommunications carriers.

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D.C. Circuit Finds FCC’s Unlawful Give-Away of Licenses Unreviewable

In a unanimous decision, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals this week rejected a claim by small wireless carrier NTCH, Inc. the FCC had unlawfully awarded thousands of licenses to Verizon Wireless in violation of the Communications Act. The case arose out of Verizon’s application in 2012 to acquire numerous licenses from SpectrumCo, a consortium … Continue Reading

The FCC’s Tower Approval Process: Round and Round It Goes, When Will It Stop? Nobody Knows!

FCC OK’s reopening of seemingly closed historic review process … eight years after the question is raised. Getting governmental approval to build a tower can take a long time. As a recent FCC decision demonstrates, it can take a lot longer when the government can’t decide when the approval process has come to an end. … Continue Reading

700 MHz Recons Rejected

The FCC has taken a quick break from its usual tasks of unleashing broadband and unlocking spectrum to attend to a lingering bit of unfinished business: acting on petitions, filed more than five years ago, seeking reconsideration of the critical service rules governing 700 MHz operations.… Continue Reading
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