FCC Revises Rules for 800 MHz Interstitial Frequency Coordination
May 13, 2020 — The Federal Communications Commission released an Order on Reconsideration on May 12, 2020 that permits the use of Interstitial channels in the 800 MHz band.
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FCC Extends Certain Wireless Construction Deadlines Due to COVID-19
April 17, 2020 — The Federal Communications Commission’s Wireless Telecommunications Bureau (WTB) and Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau took the extraordinary step of issuing an Order that grants a waiver of FCC Rule Sections 1.946 (c) and (d) for wireless site-based and mobile-only systems. This order provides relief to Part 22, 80, 87, 90, and 101 site-based and mobile-only wireless licensees with construction deadlines from March 15, 2020, through and including May 15, 2020 an additional 60 days to meet their construction deadlines and the associated construction notification filing deadlines that existed prior to the Order. According to a WTB representative, the Order has currently extended the deadlines of 14,000 licensees and the WTB will be flexible in extending the deadlines further should conditions warrant such action.
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Since the inception of coordination committees in 1986, WIA has processed hundreds of thousands of applications for licenses and coordinated more of the nation’s spectrum than virtually any other coordinating committee. Whether an individual consumer or a Fortune 500 Corporation, our customers know they can rely on WIA’s talented team of Frequency Coordination professionals to deliver outstanding service at a competitive price.
Expanded Frequency Coordination Services
WIA’s Frequency Coordination Services recently expanded to include:
- Point-To-Point Microwave coordination and Part 101 coordination for Multiple Address Systems,
- FAA Studies/FCC Antenna Structure Registration,
- Assignments and Transfers of FCC licenses.
Unparalleled Industry Experience
Founded in 1949 in the spirit of creating new industries, WIA has a distinguished history of helping build the industries that comprise the wireless telecommunications sector. From our beginnings in land mobile radio to paging and messaging, and from personal communications services (PCS) to tower and antenna siting, WIA has been instrumental in facilitating the emergence and growth of core wireless services. Throughout its history, WIA’s ability to provide customized spectrum management technical programs has been unparalleled in our industry.
WIA is the only Coordination Committee that offers end-to-end electronic processing without requiring the customer to be a member. Using WIA’s web-based License Link Plus system and our customer-originated electronic payment program (COEP), WIA’s customers can enjoy the benefit of operating in an efficient, paperless environment.
WIA’s frequency coordination methodology and processes fully comply with FCC rules and regulations related to frequency coordination and collateral concerns. WIA has honed its approach into a disciplined, systematic core process that includes a series of quality checks to assure minimal risk of error while enhancing speed of processing.
Talented Frequency Coordination Professionals
With an average tenure of more than ten years, WIA’s Frequency Coordination specialists are some of the most experienced in the industry.
What truly sets WIA apart is our team of highly skilled Frequency Coordination specialists. Whether they are providing individual consulting on rule interpretation and eligibility or performing interference contour analyses, the WIA frequency coordination services team skillfully designs customized solutions to meet customers’ individual licensing and coordination needs.
For more information about WIA Frequency Coordination Services, please contact Don Andrew at 703.535.7502 or email@example.com