Tag Archives: 700 MHz

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

FCC Takes Another Crack at D Block Rules

 For almost three years now, the FCC has been struggling mightily to devise rules to govern both the auctioning and regulatory framework for the 700 MHz D Block.   This spectrum block has the unique distinction of being a Public Private Partnership — a concept never before tried by the FCC and one which has proved … Continue Reading

Deadlines Set For 700 MHz Comments

On August 22 we reported on the FCC’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking looking to clear out all auxiliary operations in the 700 MHz band in advance of the February 17, 2009, DTV Transition.  The deadlines for submitting comments on the Commission’s proposals have been established.  October 3, 2008, is the deadline for comments, and October … Continue Reading

FCC Whacks 700 (MHz) Club

As part of its effort to completely clear all broadcast operations out of the 700 MHz band following the February 17, 2009, DTV transition, the Commission has imposed a freeze on any new authorizations for low power auxiliary equipment in that band. (Actually, the precise frequency block at issue runs from 698-806 MHz, but that … Continue Reading